Ms. Ramirez's ELD Class

Black History Music Biographies

Students in the Advanced English Language Development class are learning how to use expository language to create mini biographies. For this assignment, students included:

  • a brief background of the artist
  • obstacles they encountered
  • accomplishments
  • famous songs they produced

Lessons included:

  • following my suggested sentence frames for writing expository text
  • Using past tense verbs
  • Paraphrasing relevant facts
  • fluency practice and enunciation
  • overcoming their fear of hearing their own voice
  • Brief black history lessons

Disclaimer: Students' work displayed on this webpage are a work in progress. Their language is evolving. You will see mistakes in spelling and grammar. Please focus on their thought process, tech skills and vocabulary learned.