SIOP Component 6: Practice & Application Learning Takes Practice! Sent to me By Ruth Byron from Boyes Elementary A Frickin ' Elephant Jake is 5 and learning to read. He points at a picture in a zoo book and says, “Look Mama! It's a frickin' Elephant!” Deep breath ... “What did you call it?” “It's a frickin' Elephant, Mama! It says so on the picture!” And so it does .. “A f r i c a n Elephant” Component Review 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Lesson Preparation Building Background Comprehensible Input Strategies Interaction Practice / Application Lesson Delivery Review / Assessment Content Objectives: • Identify a variety of ways for students to enhance their learning through hands-on practice. Language Objectives: • Discuss the importance of linking practice and application activities to specific lesson objectives Practice Yuliya Hall is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Russia. She began competing internationally for the Soviet Union in 1984, and is a two-time USSR National Champion in all around gymnastics (achieving Elite level at the age of 10), a two-time USA National Champion, and World Cup Champion. She is currently on the USA National Team and is the highest ranked women's tumbler in the U.S. Yuliya has coached in southeastern Idaho since 1997, and currently resides in Idaho Falls (and she’s married to Shelly’s brother!) Building Background - APK Think of a hobby, sport, or other skill at which you have become quite accomplished. What role did practice play? Building Background - APK Would you have learned as much by listening to someone else explain it, reading a book about it, or watching a video about it? How Important Is Practice? • Strategy 4: Practice (Marzano) • Strategy 3: Revisit, review, re-teach, revise (Fogarty) • Classroom Structure: “Say, See, Do” Teaching (Jones) • SIOP Component 6: Practice & Application (Short, Vogt, and Echiverria) Which of the following require practice in order to do them well? Reading Writing Listening Speaking Science Math Social Studies Fine Arts / Music Foreign Languages Physical Education Business / Computer Skills Professional Technical Skills Others? Are You Really Allowing Practice Time? • If the teacher prompts and gives feedback – but no recorded score – the activity is practice / instruction. • If the teacher records a score, the activity is assessment – not practice. Pollock, 2007 So… • If you teach and/or model your objectives,… • …but then immediately assign a task that will culminate in a score… • You HAVE NOT yet provided practice. Overview In Component 6: Practice & Application, teachers give students a chance to practice new material with careful teacher oversight to demonstrate mastery. Aim for practice in all four language skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. SIOP Features: Component 6 • F20 - Hands-on materials / manipulatives provided for students to practice using new content knowledge • F21 - Activities provided for students to apply content and language objectives • F22 - Activities integrate all language skills: reading, writing, listening, speaking As we watch the video, notice… Did the instructor allow handson, active practice of skills? Did activities allow students to apply content and language objectives? Did practice include reading, writing, listening, and speaking? Practice / Application • Write down one of the objectives you are working on today or tomorrow (language or content objective) • Design a practice / application for the objective that includes the features of Component 6. Content Objectives: • Identify a variety of ways for students to enhance their learning through hands-on practice. Language Objectives: • Discuss the importance of linking practice and application activities to specific lesson objectives Anita Archer’s Model of Effective Instruction Instruction • I do it. – We do it. – We do it. – We do it. PRACTICE – We do it. – We do it. – We do it. – We do it. Assessment • You do it.