Teaching Reading to English Language Learners

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners

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Written specifically for Ka€“12 educators, this accessible book explains the processes involved in second-language acquisition and provides a wealth of practical strategies for helping English language learners (ELLs) succeed at reading. The authors integrate knowledge from two fields that often remain disconnecteda€”linguistics and literacya€”with a focus on what works in the classroom. Teachers learn effective practices for supporting students as they build core competencies not just for reading in English, but also for listening, speaking, and writing. Engaging vignettes and examples illustrate ways to promote ELLsa€™ communicative skills across the content areas and in formal and informal settings.writing, with the security that they knew what a good paragraph looked like. ... revising stages, writers can identify gaps in their organization by representing their main points on outlines, Venn diagrams, T-charts, and the like. ... After writing, rubrics and checklists can help students monitor their own writing by proofreading.

Title:Teaching Reading to English Language Learners
Author:Kristin Lems, Leah D. Miller, Tenena M. Soro
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2010


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