SIOP in Action: Instructional Videos Featuring Complete SIOP Lesson at Three Grade Levels

To deepen districts and schools understanding of the components of the SIOP Model and how to implement them effectively, CAL has created videos that illustrate three specific SIOP lessons, each at a different grade level. The SIOP lessons are Second Grade Science Lesson: Life Cycle of a Butterfly; Eighth Grade Math Lesson: Polyhedrons; and High School/GED English Arts Lesson: Irony.

The three videos are available on a single DVD with a companion viewers guide, The guide provides professional developers and educators with an overview of the SIOP lessons illustrated in the three videos, offers video observation tips and questions to guide the viewing of each lesson, and include the three SIOP teachers’ lesson plans to deepen’ understanding of how to plan a lesson that integrates language and content instruction.

Watch a video clip from the SIOP in Action DVD. 

The videos can be used for a variety of purposes and audiences. Professional developers can use them to showcase full SIOP lessons for teachers who are ready to look more deeply at SIOP Model implementation.

 Viewer’s Guide 18 pp.  Video 120 minutes

 SIOP in Action Video: Sarah C. K. Moore, Julie Mazrum, and Jennifer Himmel (Producers)

SIOP in Action Guide: Jennifer Himmel (Compiler)

Center for Applied Linguistics

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