LA 1.4: Reviewing the Major Course Assignments

Presenting a Standard for Effective Pedagogy & Creating an MSDLA unit


Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position
  • Use language and content objectives in teaching standards-based ESL instruction and the Utah Core Curriculum.
  • Demonstrate ability to plan standards-based ESL and content instruction.

Assessment: 25 pts.

TA: 25 Minutes

Teachers can create an MSDLA unit to provide instruction that teaches content and promotes language and literacy develpment. 

Students have participated in MSDLAs in other courses in the ESL Endorsement Program. They will create a unit for this course and will teach their peers about Standards for Effective Pedagogy


  1. Each assignment has additional documents to guide their construction which will be accessed as part of homework.

  2. For this quick review we will examine the main assignment for each project. The first is an assignment for Peer Teaching a Standard for Effective Pedagogy. The second is the overarching assignment for developing an MSDLA unit. 

  3. For the next five weeks a group of you will teach one of the Standards for Effective Pedagogy to your peers.The MSDLA assignment is due in session 8.

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