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Assignment Two Design, conduct and assess a reading or listening comprehension activity for a select group of EALD learners. Reflect on what you have learnt about teaching reading or listening comprehension to EALD learners You need to meet the overall word count of 2000 with 5% variance. Academic writing is a considered and well thought out process. In each section, there is a suggested word count, which gives you an idea of the overall ‘shape’ of the essay. All sections must be addressed. Introduction: Literature review – Research on teaching reading or listening comprehension to EALD learners. Write the following: (about 400 words based on your research) Hint – consider the following ideas in your research: ? Pre-reading or listening activity such as vocabulary and shared knowledge ? Inferencing ? Predicting ? Sequencing ? Finding the main idea and supporting details ? Post- reading or listening activity such as summarizing and asking questions to check comprehension Library resource: Remember that external students may request for book(s) from the CDU library by mail. You will be sent a prepaid envelope to return the book DO NOT PLAGIARISE DO NOT COPY AND PASTE. This is very important as SAFE ASSIGN which is built into the Learnline environment will pick this up straight away when you submit your assignment. You will be reported for plagiarism. Task 1: Design a reading comprehension activity Step 1: Identify the learning gap Revisit http://www.acara.edu.au/docs/default- source/curriculum/2015_eald_learning_progression.pdf?sfvrsn=2 ? Refer to the above document ? Go to the year level of your group of learners. ? Identify the expected learning outcome of your group of EALD learners according to age and year level. ? Choose one learning area in reading or listening comprehension about your EALD learners to observe ? Compare your observations with the learning outcomes stated in the ACARA document. This is the learning gap (of your learners) You may attach your observations in your appendix (optional) Write the following: (about 200 words) ? State the learning objectives of your reading or listening comprehension activity ? Explain the learning gap by referring to the expected learning outcomes according to ACARA for your group of EALD learners and their actual performance level. Step 2: Design and implement the reading or listening comprehension activity Write the following: (about 400 words) ? Discuss your reading or listening comprehension activity step by step, remembering to explain how you have taken into consideration intercultural differences and your learners’ learning gap. Task 2: Design and conduct a formative assessment for the reading or listening comprehension activity you described in Task 1 Write the following: (about 400 words) ? State the objectives of your assessment activity (This should point to the learning outcomes of your reading or listening comprehension activity) ? Explain step by step how you conducted your assessment and how the objectives align with measuring the intended outcomes of your reading or listening comprehension activity. Conclusion: Reflect and review your own learning journey in teaching reading or listening comprehension to EALD learners Please include the feedback provided by your friends on Discussion Board Write the following: (about 600 words) ? Discuss briefly the logistics of the 2 activities; reading or listening comprehension and assessment What did you do well and what can be improved? ? Analyse in detail the learning outcomes of your group of EALD learners. Which outcomes were achieved? Why and/or why not? You may wish to consider how the following ideas may have impacted your learner outcomes ? Intercultural differences ? Language background of your group of EALD learners ? Learning styles ? How has this informed your future teaching practice?