Course DescriptionUpon completion of this course, participants will be better prepared with knowledge, resources, and activities to facilitate the development of English grammar for learners. Participants will learn relevant grammar terminology and rules, approaches to teaching grammar, and instructional strategies. This is a required component of the WA ELL endorsement.
- Essential grammar terminology
- Guidelines and techniques in teaching grammar
- Error correction
- Instructor grammar-teaching demonstrations
- Quiz on grammar rules
- Development of differentiated activities from common source material
By the end of the course students will have a foundation of grammar knowledge, know how to approach grammar teaching, and how to develop activities to focus on form. Students will be able to identify common ELL errors and provide explanations.
According to the Washington Administrative Code (WAC): an individual must receive a grade of C (2.0) or higher to earn credit toward the course work required for the approved endorsement program.