Capstone Project Title
As students progress through elementary school the mathematics they are supposed to be able to complete and understand gets more challenging. Part of the challenge is that students need to know the content-specific vocabulary for individual math units. For some students, the new vocabulary has been heard in passing at home, for others, especially those that English is a second language the new vocabulary is completely foreign to them. The capstone project that has been created is a vocabulary guide to help students and educators understand how to best approach new and unfamiliar vocabulary in mathematics for English language learners in upper elementary classes. The capstone project provides educators with a vocabulary guide to help answer the question: How can educators support English Language Learners as they work to acquire Tier 3 mathematical language in 5 th grade? The guide provides educators with a checklist, examples, and blank resources they can use.
ESL/ ELLs, Mathematics
Kludt, Krosby, "English Language Learners Acquiring Tier 3 Mathematical Vocabulary in Upper Elementary Grades" (2020). School of Education Student Capstone Projects. 512.
School of Education Student Capstone Projects