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Songs, Raps and Chants
Songs, raps and chants provide a fun and engaging method of teaching content to children while building oral language. Songs, raps and chants can perform several functions, from teaching students conversational English and vocabulary to helping them learn mathematical facts. Providing repeated practice with a selected song, rap or chant
Choral reading is when a teacher models fluently reading a short text as students follow along with eyes or fingers (e.g. text is either projected up on the board or students have a copy of the text). Then, using the same text, the whole class or a group of students
Teacher Modeling Academic Task
Teacher modeling includes explicit instruction on how to complete a task. When tasks are modeled, students learn by multi-sensory observation. Students observe the teacher thinking aloud (Think Aloud) while attempting to complete the skills required to complete the task.
Chunking is strategy in which content is grouped into smaller units in order to make information easier to retain and recall. Because short-term memory can only hold a limited amount of data at a time, chunking helps the brain quickly and easily process information in order to transfer it into