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2014 Conference

May 8–9, 2014

Framingham, MA

MATSOL 2014 Conference: Online Program

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Empowering with Words, Vocabulary Workshop for ELLs (Grade 2)

Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 3:30 PM–4:15 PM EDT
Session Abstract

Session will offer activities and tips on how to set up a vocabulary workshop for ELLs in elementary grades (Grade 2). The workshop is build on explicit vocabulary instruction using the program, Words in Action by DSC. Students develop their vocabulary skills and strategies. Workshop incorporates IPad technology.


Session Length

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)


Elementary Educators

Topic Strand

Reading, Writing, Literacy

Lead Presenter

Ms. Anna Bashmakova, MA, Donovan Elementary School, Randolph Public Schools
Biographical Statement

Enthusiastic ESL teacher of grades 2-5. She has successfully worked with ELLs on their language development skills incorporating new practices and technology into her instuction.



Session Materials