Teaching Social Studies to ELLs


When & Where:

July 30, 2020

Round Rock ISD 

Administration Bldg. 

Board Room 

1311 Round Rock Ave. 

Round Rock, TX 78681 

What it is:

Teaching Social Studies to ELLs is an in-depth approach to differentiation in the secondary social studies classroom. The session will feature specific examples of engaging accommodations for all language proficiency levels and strategies that maximize content mastery while students acquire academic language. Participants will receive a copy of Tina Beene’s book, Teaching Social Studies to ELLs which outlines her unique practical approach. 

Participants will learn how to: 

  • support and engage all ELLs with social studies content 
  • accelerate language acquisition in social studies classrooms 
  • meet the unique needs of their ELLs in each component of a typical social studies lesson 

Who Should Attend:

  • Secondary social studies teachers 
  • Instructional coaches/specialists
  • Curriculum coordinators 
  • ESL/Bilingual specialists