Chinese Immersion: Lesson Planning in the Content Based Classroom
This comprehensive web site provides hands on professional development for K-12 immersion teachers on how to develop lesson plans that include both content and target language learning. Users follow three teachers planning life science lessons as they develop content and language objectives, write formative assessments and deliver the lesson in their classroom. Key concepts will be introduced such as developing standards based instruction and backwards design. Resources are provided as part of the modules and include ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines, National Language Standards, sample Content Standards, articles, and a Lesson Planning Template.