Category Archives: More-Than-Just-Surviving

Case Study: Miguel

Miguel Here’s a page from Miguel’s workbook. Miguel is in third grade, born and raised in the U.S. What does his writing reveal about his literacy level? Is this the writing of a third grader? Why or why not? What features do you take into account to decide? What does he need in order to […]

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Case Study: Paul

Paul Here’s a page from Paul’s “Im-portant Book,” written when he was in sixth grade. What does his writing reveal?Is it at the level of an average sixth grader? What features of his writing do you take into account to decide? What are his prospects of success in middle and high school? What sorts of […]

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Case Study: Carlos

Carlos At what level is Carlos (below) functioning? Is this acceptable work for a 6th grader? For an 8th grader or a 10th grader? What does his writing reveal about his knowledge of English and mechanics? Based on his writing what assumptions can you make about his ability to function in a grade-level class or […]

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Case Study: Josefina

Josefina Here’s Josefina, responding to the same assignment: My name is Josefina for me is been nightmare but for other is parting. My mother name me like that because her religion. She told me that she name me Josefina because I was born on March nineteen.

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Case Study: Eddie

Eddie Here’s Eddie: Let me ask something “if your life remains only three months and you could do three things in that time what will you do for 3 months?” I believe that most people try to their best to get money or give up on their life and stay home.

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Case Study: Jihong

Jihong Here’s Jihong: The conference pointed the accident of April 28 which fully exposed some units’ responsibility mistiness on management of safety in production measure incorrect and so on to teach a strict lesson completely. The State Department truly madly deeply laments disaster victim death; kindly condole the wounded and the family of casualty.

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Case Study: Kristy, Dave, Pa, Nou, Kou, Grace, and Charlie

Kristy, Dave, Pa, Nou, Kou, Grace, and Charlie Examine the case studies below. Design a reading lesson that will support all the students in this class and enhance their reading ability. What texts can you use? What activities can you design that will engage Kristy, Grace, and Charlie and help them to strengthen their reading, […]

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Case Study: Yung Tae and Alejandro

Yung Tae Here’s one of our favorite writers, Yung Tae, responding to the question: What do you consider to be your greatest strengths and weaknesses?

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Case Study: Duong

Duong How would you help Duong correct and improve this writing?

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Case Study: Jessica

Jessica Jessica is a high intermediate level 5 in English proficiency. Her family is ethnic Chinese; when she was a little girl they escaped from Vietnam by hiding her in a suitcase for two days.

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