Core Curriculum Is there a Need In high school, most students went through four years where they got a general knowledge of most basic subjects. You were forced to take three to four years of math, science, English, and some form of history. In addition, most students were required to take two years of a foreign language and Physical Education. All these things are mandatory for most high school students to do, just to pass high school. Many students don’t want to stop there.
As the homeroom teacher, the teacher spends an additional thirty minutes with this first grade class. Students see the science teacher during breakfast and morning meeting. The class then was able to have more time to discuss and review homework expectations. This homeroom has three Latin American students, one of which is an English Language Learner, and twenty African American students. Students receive a weekly homework packet at the end of every Monday.
In this paper, I will discuss my ideas and beliefs about teaching according to my teaching context. These ideas and beliefs have been influenced by different factors such as my personal experience as an English language learner, my past teaching experiences, my personality, values, r... ... middle of paper ... ...nd by being well prepared to teach every class with a good attitude. Thus, I believe it is very important to take into consideration all of the principles mentioned above in order to help students reach their potential when learning a new language. References Gordon, Tatiana. (2007) Teaching Young Children A Second Language.
After 10 years, the new Education Act was passed, underlying that all pupils had to learn English before they started lower secondary school, with a focus on developing practical skills. The next curriculum, introducing English from the 3rd grade was changed in 1974. The main stressed by this curriculum was the importance of developing oral abilities in English (Drew and Sørheim 2009:
Students that participation in a free or reduced lunch program is at 39% of the student body with 64% in the whole district; the national average is 51%. English Language Learners (ELL) is at or less than 2%. There are nine students in the self-contained classroom where I am student teaching. The age ranges from four years of age through seven years of age, placing these students within Kindergarten through the 2nd grade age level. This is a classroom where all students speak the English language every day.
English as a Second Language The field of work I have chosen requires allot of talking this is because I am going to be an ESL ( English as a Second Language) instructor. I believe that by me going into that field I will help give students a chance to expand their learning skills and help them get through the rest of their life with a good standing of themselves. Many schools are in great need of people in the field of this type of education. They are faced with a language challenge because most of the students who are from foreign countries do not speak English at all. There are many ways schools and teachers are helping students learn English.
Before starting their undergraduate degree, the participants took 20 hours of English courses a week and attended 80% of the classes. The participants had a wide variety of majors, some including Finance, Business Administration, Education, or Journalism. All of the participants were recent high school graduates and were at similar English proficiency levels (Intermediate). This was determined by a proficiency test that tested on reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, and writing. The participants were randomly assigned to the captions or no-captions groups.
Despite my speech is the one I found the most demanding and effortful. I regard the pronunciation in English challenging owing to some of the combination of letters in English does not exist in my first language. Douglass was a slave of the power of be literacy and free; likewise, I was a slave of my pronunciation. The desire of communicate in English were persistently; by that time, I had a solid bases of grammar, reading, writing, and listening. However; having a conversation in English was problematic because people did not understand me well even though I understood them.
This was a program implemented by most public school around New York and this programed was and hour every tuesday and thursday and this was to help student with their homework , class work and other thing related to class. His program helped you with any subject. The subject that I seemed to have problem with most was English and this the certain problem that I had was read poems and interpreting them. This was a discourse community because it was group of people that shared something in common which was learning and expanding their education of english. In that Extended day program I began to learn more about english and I did this program every year for middle school which was three years.
Taking an English course will help you become a more skilled writer that can meet the particular needs of all your readers. Writing isn't just for English majors. English class can prepare you to write successful papers throughout your college years. Also in nearly every major, you will need to de... ... middle of paper ... ... not, English composition classes can be fun. In colleges, these are sometimes the smallest classes available to underclassmen and are often limited in students.