LOTE Classroom Strategies for Grammar and Writing, Grades K-Adult

This 5-hour course will introduce LOTE teachers to a wide variety of whole language ideas for incorporating grammar and writers’ workshop in world languages. These techniques have been shown to improve language learning, and include news views, translations, scripts, mini-dialogues, acting, “tapescripts,” the OAL approach (organic approach to language learning) among others. Participants will leave this course with ample strategies to increase student engagement and progress in acquiring a new language, along with demonstrated mastery necessary to pass state and local assessments. 

Student Outcomes:

  1. Explore alternative ways to teach grammar to LOTE students.
  2. Become acquainted with alternative strategies to integrate the writing process for LOTE students using the target language.
  3. Research more ideas through online modules.
  4. Adapt ideas to new or current lessons for classroom adoption.
  5. Share and pool ideas for classroom use.