Teaching English Language Learners

Teaching English Language Learners

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Grounded in research and practical expertise, this volume helps K?6 teachers skillfully support all of their English language learners (ELLs)?from a single student to an entire classroom. Ideas for teaching ELLs across different grade and proficiency levels include ways to link instruction to students? lived experiences, use a variety of motivating print and electronic texts and materials, engage families, and conduct effective assessments. Chapters are packed with tools and activities for promoting ELLs? development in oral language, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, and grammar. Handy reproducibles and ?Voice from the Classroom? teacher vignettes enhance the utility of the book.A sixth-grade teacher I know had every student participate on the committee of book selections for reading. She first ... Another advantage of the committee work is an opportunity for meaningful oral communications among students. As a teacher, you build ... For example, after having read aloud a pattern book to a first -grade class, you can use this book for daily group guided reading. The context hasanbsp;...

Title:Teaching English Language Learners
Author:Shelley Hong Xu
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2010-01-01


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