building background

1.Discuss what you learned about the importance of building background for English Language Learners as they learn a second language and work on maintaining their first language (250 words).  Please cite the textbook when giving examples.
2.Describe in at least 250 words a lesson that you would teach your ELLs to promote Culturally Responsive Teaching (cite examples from the book to explain the meaning of culturally responsive teaching).
3.In at least 500 words, write a lesson that incorporates the Core Standards for the grade level that you want to teach.  Cite the Core Standards of New Mexico standards you are teaching.