Using Realia to Build Background

English Language Learners, realia
Special Populations:
English Language Learners

Teacher Quality Standards

  • QS II: Teachers establish a safe, inclusive and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students.
    • Element C: Teachers engage students as individuals, including those with diverse needs and interests, across a range of ability levels by adapting their teaching for the benefit of all students.

This video playlist (two videos)  provide strategies for building background knowledge with students through the use of realia.