Using Reading to Teach a World Language

Using Reading to Teach a World Language

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To help your students learn a world language, dona€™t forget the power of reading! In this practical book from Donna Spangler and John Alex Mazzante, youa€™ll gain a variety of strategies and activities that you can use to teach students to read in a world language, boosting their comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency. Perfect for any age or proficiency level, these classroom-ready activities can easily be adapted to suit your needs! Special features: A discussion of the challenges to teaching reading in the world language classroom A variety of adaptable pre-reading, during-reading, and post-reading strategies and activities for students across grade levels and languages Essential tips for cultivating vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension Readera€™s Theater a€“ a special chapter of strategies for implementing this exciting technique A list of helpful websites and apps for world language teachers Useful appendices, including reproducible material for your classroom Busy world language teachers will love this booka€™s numerous classroom examples, ready-to-use templates, and free online reading sources. Bonus: The book includes eResources that are free to adapt and print for classroom use from our website, to apps-class-participation 20audio lessons that will teachyou Spanish, French, ... to Designing presentational performance tasks and their rubrics: ACTFL ( AmericanCouncilanbsp;...

Title:Using Reading to Teach a World Language
Author:Donna Spangler, John Alex Mazzante
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-02-11


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