Teacher PD Professional Development Sheltered Instructional Strategies Set 2

Teacher PD Professional Development

Sheltered Instructional Strategies Set 2


4 - 6, 7 - 8, 9 - 12, Higher Ed.


ELL/Bilingual Ed., Principals/Admin & Staff

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Have you been asked to provide a professional development (PD) training in your district or school?

Interested in sheltered instructional strategies to help both your ELLs and your native speakers?
Do you work with student teachers or pre-service teachers?
Are you an administrator looking to provide your staff training about strategies to increase access for both your ELLs and native speakers?
This ready-to-use set of resources will save you many hours of planning time.
After this 1 hour interactive professional development session, your participants will be able to immediately implement these strategies in their classrooms.
This presentation is geared towards teachers who teach grades 4-12 or adult learners.


1. Backwards Quiz

2. Merry-Go-Round

Contents: (each is a separate file included in the download)
1 slide show to project and guide participants (PPT, 12 slides) – Can be opened as Google Slides after initial download as a PPT file, even if you do not have PPT as an available application.
1 ready-to-print Participant Packet to use at the professional development session (PDF, 8 pages)
1 ready-to-print Facilitator Information and Instructions Form + 1 suggested Backwards Quiz & Answer Key to use with participants (PDF, 3 pages)
1 ready-to-print file with just the Strategy Information Cards and the Template for Backwards Quiz (PDF, 2 pages; also included in the participant packet)
This combination of resources will allow you to provide a 1 hour PD session that is focused on two sheltered instructional strategies that can be used in classrooms grades 4-12 and in classrooms with adult learners. The strategies come with suggested prompts that will be applicable in the vast majority of classrooms, or you can customize the prompts if you would like.
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