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Teacher-Tested Strategies: Detail
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Des Moines
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Name of Strategy
Vocabulary: General Vocabulary
Description
To promote alphabet acquisition have the students become more tactile. Two ways of doing this are: 1)cut the alphabet letters out of sandpaper so that the students can feel the letters. 2) use playdough to shape the letters and make simple words with them.
Rank Strategy
Very Useful and Effective
Reflection
I have really struggled with my ESL students learning sound/symbol relationships. They like both these strategies.
Subjects
The educator applied this strategy to the following subject areas:
ESL/ELL
Grade Level
The educator applied this strategy to the following grade levels:
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Grade 12
Rank Readers
Majority Below Grade Level