Huron School District #2-2

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Programs SIOP Model

SIOP Model


Lesson Preparation


Building Background

Building Background

Building Background Handout


Comprehensible Input

What you put in is what you get out! 

  • Speech appropriate: 
  • Rate of enunciation 
  • Complexity of speech 
  • Clear Explanation of Academic Tasks 
  • Step-by-Step manner 
  • Avoid behavior problems 

Variety of Techniques Used to Make Content Concepts Clear including          
Pictures, Gestures, and More





Teachers use learning strategies that are best practice for ELLs and allow ELLs to have enough time to use them. Teachers use scaffolding techniques to assist the ELLs in their learning and vary questions so that ELLs can use higher order and critical thinking skills.

SIOP Strategies

SIOP Strategies and Activities

Critical Thinking






The Interaction component of the SIOP Model has the following components: 

  • Frequent opportunities for interactions and/or discussion between teacher/student and among students that encourage elaborated responses about lesson concepts 
  • Grouping configurations support language and content objectives of the lesson 
  • Sufficient wait time for student response 
  • Ample opportunities for students to clarify key concepts in L1 as needed with aide, peer, or L1 text




SIOP Interaction Model Overview.pdf

The SIOP Model Interaction.docx

Practice and Application

The Practice and Application component of the SIOP Model has the following elements: 

  • Hands-on materials and/or manipulatives for students to practice using new content knowledge 
  • Activities for student to apply content and language knowledge in the classroom 
  • Activities that integrate all language skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking)

Practice and Application.pdf

practice and application.docx

Lesson Delivery

The Lesson Delivery component of the SIOP Model has the following elements: 

  • Content objectives clearly supported by lesson delivery 
  • Language objectives clearly supported by lesson delivery 
  • Students engaged approximately 90-100% of the period 
  • Pacing of the lesson appropriate to the students’ ability level


Lesson Delivery.pdf

Review / Assessment

The Review and Assessment component of the SIOP Model has the following elements: 

  • Comprehensive review of key vocabulary 
  • Comprehensive review of key content concepts 
  • Regular feedback to students on their output 
  • Assessment of student comprehension and learning of all lesson objectives (e.g., spot checking, group response) throughout the lesson

Pocket Full of Assessments

Review Assessment.pdf

SIOP Coaching

Kindergarten: Brandi Knippling
Grade 1: Tracy Nelson, Lacey Fryberger, Karen Speirs
Grade 2: Joselyn Schmitz, Staci DesLauries 
Grade 3: Christie Hemen, Melissa Peterson
Grade 4: Courtney Ehlke, Erica Boomsma
Grade 5: Amber Eichstadt, Abby Hanson 
Middle School: Bobbie Matthews, Tony Thomas, Lisa Kissner, Rodney Mittelstedt
High School: Lindsey Brewer, Lori Keleher, Rita Cook, Angie Thomas

Strategies and Activities Chart

SIOP Newsletters

Early Release-Interaction Newsletter.pdf

Early Release SIOP Newsletter February.pdf

Early Release Newsletter August.pdf

Early Release SIOP Newsletter November.pdf

Early Release Newsletter October.pdf

Early Release SIOP Dec.pdf