ESOL Specialist Sheila Majdi: Using sentence frames with ELLs

ESOL specialist Sheila Majdi from Arlington, VA explains what a sentence frame is and how she might use this strategy with ELLs.

Discussion questions

  • What is an example of a sentence frame you could create for a lesson you are planning to teach?
  • What are some ways you can make sentence frames available/visible to students?
  • How might you use sentence frames to support writing and speaking?
  • What are some examples of sentence frames you might use in math, science, language arts, or Social Studies?

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