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  • Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: Differentiated Literacies (2nd Edition) (Pearson Resources for Teaching English Learners)

    A practical, research-based guide, Teaching Reading to English Language Learners gives ESL teachers and grade-level teachers the information and strategies they need to support second language literacy development with their Culturally Linguistically Diverse (CLD) learners, in addition to the program the school already has in place. Throughout, the authors guide teachers to modify literacy instruction to address both the assets and the needs of their English learners. Included are strategies for converting research into practical application; illustrative student samples from multiple grade levels and language backgrounds; teacher insights; a look at the sociocultural, academic, cognitive, and linguistic dimensions of the CLD student biography; and a number of helpful pedagogical aids.

    • ASIN: 0132855194
    • ASIN: 0132855194
    • Part No: black & white illustrations, black & whi

  • Building Literacy with English Language Learners, Second Edition: Insights from Linguistics

    How can linguistics help teachers of English language learners (ELLs) improve their instruction? What specific competencies do ELLs need to build in order to speak, listen, read, and write in a new language? Now revised and expanded with a broader view of literacy, this book has guided thousands of inservice and preservice teachers to understand the processes involved in second-language acquisition and help ELLs succeed. The authors explain relevant linguistic concepts with a focus on what works in today's diverse PreK-12 classrooms. Effective teaching strategies are illustrated with engaging classroom vignettes; the volume also features instructive discussion questions and a glossary. (First edition title: Teaching Reading to English Language Learners.) New to This Edition *Broader view of literacy; increased attention to oral language and writing as well as reading. *Chapter on digital learning, plus new content on digital technology throughout the book. *Even more user friendly--additional classroom suggestions from real teachers, vignettes, and examples and graphics illustrating linguistic concepts. *End-of-chapter "challenge questions" that inspire deeper reflection. *Coverage of timely topics, such as numeracy and the language innovations of text messages.

    • ASIN: 1462531598
    • ASIN: 1462531598

  • Why Do English Learners Struggle With Reading?: Distinguishing Language Acquisition From Learning Disabilities

    Make the right instructional and eligibility decisions to help your English Learners!  Do your students′ reading difficulties reflect language acquisition issues or a learning disability? Now in an updated second edition, this essential guide helps educators make informed choices about strategies and services to support English Learners, and includes: Nine common misconceptions that can lead to wrongful placement of students in Special Education A new chapter on evidence-based practices for success in teaching reading to students learning English Appropriate techniques to use when assessing students for special education Expanded coverage of Response to Intervention to include a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS)

    • ASIN: 1506326498
    • Brand: Corwin Pr
    • ASIN: 1506326498

  • From Ideas to Words: Writing Strategies for English Language Learners

    "Through strong teaching, multilingual students can expand their range of literacy practices, and we, their teachers, can also grow and change as we get to know students as individuals with talents, strengths, interests, and concerns." -Tasha Tropp Laman Tasha Tropp Laman helps classroom teachers, ELL specialists, administrators, and literacy coaches become confident in their ability to support English language learners' growth as writers. Her book, From Ideas to Words, provides insight and practical tips for getting ELL students writing, even if they are at the very beginning stages of English language acquisition. Each chapter is stocked with specific tools and strategies that help writing instruction meet the needs of ELL writers; illustrated classroom vignettes, samples of children's writing, student observations, and planning notes based on the information in that chapter. In addition to the theories and research behind working with ELLs, Tasha offers her experience and advice on: creating a classroom environment that supports ELL writers building a community that promotes risk-taking and values different experiences creating whole-group minilessons that meet the needs of emerging and fluent ELLs scaffolding independent practice for a wide variety of ELLs scaffolding writ...

    • ASIN: 0325043604
    • Brand: Brand: Heinemann
    • ASIN: 0325043604
    • Part No: black & white illustrations, figures

  • Teaching Reading to English Learners, Grades 6 - 12: A Framework for Improving Achievement in the Content Areas

    Retool your whole school for EL achievement  For any student, middle and high school can be challenging. But for an English learner or striving reader―and the myriad words, phrases, syntax, texts, and concepts they must negotiate on a daily basis―the stakes seem a whole lot higher. Fortunately for content-area teachers, Margarita Calderón and Shawn Slakk make available in a single resource all the best instructional and professional development combinations for expediting comprehension across the secondary grades.  Really a tool to assist all learners across all language needs, the second edition of Teaching Reading to English Learners, Grades 6-12, provides evidence-based strategies for helping content-area teachers and schools at large:  Teach academic language in all subject areas  Embed discourse practice through interaction strategies  Integrate basic and close reading comprehension skills into lessons  Teach drafting, revising, and editing for content-specific writing   Use cooperative learning to develop social emotional skills and enhance academic achievement  Calderón and Slakk know firsthand that if we’re to counter the commonly held narrative of predictable failure among our ELs, it takes a whole school, and they have the evidence to prove it. Rea...

    • ASIN: 150637574X
    • ASIN: 150637574X

  • Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking (ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series)

    Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking provides the fundamental knowledge that ESL and EFL teachers need to teach the four language skills. This foundational text, written by internationally renowned experts in the field, explains why skills-based teaching is at the heart of effective instruction in English for academic purposes (EAP) contexts. Each of the four main sections of the book helps readers understand how each skill―reading, writing, listening, and speaking―works and explains what research has to say about successful skill performance. Pedagogically focused chapters apply this information to principles for EAP curriculum design and to instructional activities and tasks adaptable in a wide range of language-learning contexts. Options for assessment and the role of digital technologies are considered for each skill, and essential information on integrated-skill instruction is provided. Moving from theory to practice, this teacher-friendly text is an essential resource for courses in TESOL programs, for in-service teacher-training seminars, and for practicing EAP teachers who want to upgrade their teaching abilities and knowledge bases.

    • ASIN: 1138647586
    • ASIN: 1138647586

  • Supporting English Learners in the Reading Workshop

    Practical instructional ideas, lessons, and differentiation strategies to support English learners in diverse classroom settings With classrooms that are more diverse than ever before, how can we support English learners in ways that help them reap the same benefits from reading workshop that our English speaking students do? Lindsey Moses draws on her years of experience in classrooms to provide answers to teachers' most common questions about getting started in a linguistically diverse workshop setting. She offers a wealth of practical ideas for supporting English learners through each component of the reading workshop. With research-based tips and guidance, Lindsey shares effective ways to modify your routines to meet the needs of every student in your classroom, including: Planning and implementing units of study that are supportive of English learners Providing guided learning experiences for English learners during independent workshop time Creating learning opportunities for English learners to engage in meaningful experiences with both literature and informational texts. Lindsey's instructional ideas, lesson examples, children's literature suggestions, and differentiation strategies give you all the tools you need to implement a reading workshop that is as effective fo...

    • ASIN: 0325057575
    • ASIN: 0325057575
    • Part No: illustrations

  • Unlocking English Learners′ Potential: Strategies for Making Content Accessible

    "Schools are not intentionally equitable places for English learners to achieve, but they could be if the right system of support were put in place. Diane Staehr Fenner and Sydney Snyder recommend just such a system. Not only does it have significant potential for providing fuller access to the core curriculum, it also provides a path for teachers to travel as they navigate the individual needs of students and support their learning journeys." ―Douglas Fisher, Coauthor of Visible Learning for Literacy A once-in-a-generation text for assisting a new generation of students Content teachers and ESOL teachers, take special note: if you’re looking for a single resource to help your English learners meet the same challenging content standards as their English-proficient peers, your search is complete. Just dip into this toolbox of strategies, examples, templates, and activities from EL authorities Diane Staehr Fenner and Sydney Snyder. The best part? Unlocking English Learners’ Potential supports teachers across all levels of experience. The question is not if English learners can succeed in today’s more rigorous classrooms, but how. Unlocking English Learners’ Potential is all about the how: How to scaffold ELs’ instruction across content and grade levels  How to pro...

    • ASIN: 1506352774
    • Brand: Sage Publications Ltd
    • ASIN: 1506352774

  • Navigating the Common Core with English Language Learners: Practical Strategies to Develop Higher-Order Thinking Skills (J-B Ed: Survival Guides)

    The must-have Common Core guide for every ESL/ELL instructor Navigating the Common Core with English Language Learners is the much-needed practical guide for ESL/ELL instructors. Written by experienced teachers of English Language Learners, this book provides a sequel to the highly-regarded ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide and is designed to help teachers implement the Common Core in the ELL classroom. You'll find a digest of the latest research and developments in ELL education, along with comprehensive guidance in reading and writing, social studies, math, science, Social Emotional Learning and more. The Common Core is discussed in the context of ESL, including the opportunities and challenges specific to ELL students. Ready-to-use lesson plans and reproducible handouts help you bring these ideas into the classroom, and expert guidance helps you instill the higher-order thinking skills the Common Core requires. The Common Core standards have been adopted in 43 states, yet minimal guidance has been provided for teachers of English Language Learners. This book fills the literature gap with the most up-to-date theory and a host of practical implementation tools. Get up to date on the latest stats and trends in ELL education Examine the challenges and opportunities posed by Common...

    • ASIN: 1119023009
    • ASIN: 1119023009
    • Part No: 9781119023005

  • 120 Content Strategies for English Language Learners: Teaching for Academic Success in Secondary School (2nd Edition) (Teaching Strategies Series)

    Written by renowned author, Jodi Reiss, 120 Content Area Strategies for Teaching English Language learners offers practical instructional and assessment strategies built on a strong foundation of second language acquisition theories and principles that you can easily incorporate into your daily classroom instruction. These strategies address how to build background knowledge and learning strategies, read for comprehension, give clear instructions, assess learning, consider culture & its impact on learning, and more. All 120 strategies are concise and easy to follow with helpful guides to help you maximize your secondary students’ performance potential in the content areas at every level of English language development.    New to this Edition: 15 new practical applications Substantial additions in areas of reading the textbook, review techniques and products, and questioning techniques for increased participation                Expanded and updated TechConnection websites Book Club section with questions for self-directed discussion Chart of select strategies cross-referenced with core content areas in addition to previously included chart of strategies that support the four language skills  

    • ASIN: 0132479753
    • ASIN: 0132479753
    • Part No: figures