HW 1.5 Learning about Designing and Implementing Activity Centers

Completing a guide sheet for developing MSDLA.


Learning Outcomes Pedagogical Intent Student Position

Employ a variety of strategies, materials and resources in standards-based ESL and content instruction

Assessment: 50 points

Due: Session 2

Teachers can design activity centers to integrate content and language instruction.

Students have participated in MSDLAs in earlier courses. They are now ready to learn how to design their own.


  1. Follow the link to access Stephanie Dalton’s Designing effective learning activities for diverse learners.
  2. This booklet is mostly a how-to-guide for developing MSDLAs and enacting them in your classroom. The booklet has lots of advice and detail about constructing and implementing MSDLAs.
  3. The note taking sheet provided will allow you to summarize and list the details of the reading as a quick guide as you create your MSDLAs.

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