Comparing and contrasting theories of second language acquisition (20 points) Due Week 6 Using the information from your textbook and outside resources as needed, develop a table summarizing the major theoretical perspectives of second language acquisition. Organize your information using the template that follows. Detailed and referenced content needs to be included for each theory or perspective. Theory or perspective What are the basic components of this theory? How is language acquired according to this theory? Practical applications or examples of this theory in action Universal Grammar Processing Approaches Constructionist views Pragmatic perspectives Socio-Cultural Theory Socio-Linguistic Theory Rubric Element Exceeds Standard 18-20 points Meets Standard 15 – 17 points Does Not Meet Standard 0 – 14 points SLA theory content (15 points) A clear and comprehensive demonstration of the knowledge of SLA theories is written in the table format provided. References are used and cited for the content. Correct information on the theories is clearly synthesized and detailed for each category in the table. Information on SLA theories is written in the table format provided. References are used for the content. Correct information is provided for each category in the table. The knowledge of SLA theories is not clearly demonstrated and may not be written in the table format provided. References may not be used. APA format (5 points) The assignment is free of written errors. APA format is correctly used throughout the assignment. Minor lapses in spelling, grammar and/or punctuation are present. Some minor APA format errors. Major lapses in spelling, grammar and/or punctuation are present.