A few weeks ago we added a post to the blog in which SIOP professional developers Amy Washam and Lindsay Young discussed the reasons behind having separate content objectives and language objectives. An English/Language Arts (ELA) teacher wrote back with the following question:
What about in an ELA classroom? Language is our content. Teachers often complain that the two objectives say the same thing.
Here are Lindsay and Amy’s responses and a final thought by SIOP author Jana Echevarria. (more…)