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

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: Differentiated Literacies

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

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

Why Do English Learners Struggle With Reading?: Distinguishing

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)

  • Brand: Corwin Pr
  • ASIN: 1506326498

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

Teaching Reading to English Learners, Grades 6 -

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

Supporting English Learners in the Reading Workshop

Supporting English Learners in the Reading

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

Reading, Writing, and Talk: Inclusive Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, K–2 (Language and Literacy Series)

Reading, Writing, and Talk: Inclusive Teaching Strategies for

This book introduces a variety of inclusive strategies for teaching language and literacy in kindergarten through 2nd grade. Readers are invited into classrooms where racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse children’s experiences, unique strengths, and expertise are supported and valued. Chapters focus on oral language, reading, and writing development and include diverse possibilities for culturally relevant and inclusive teaching. Featured teaching strategies foster academic success, cultural competence, and critical consciousness―leading students to read their worlds and question educational and societal inequities. Early childhood teachers will find this book invaluable as they consider effective ways to teach diverse children. The hands-on examples and strategies portrayed will help educators expand their thinking and repertoires regarding what is possible―and needed―in the language and literacy education curriculum. Unique in its focus on equitable, fully inclusive, and culturally relevant language and literacy teaching, this important book will help K–2 teachers (re)think and (re)conceptualize their own practices.Book Features: Showcases culturally relevant and inclusive ways of teaching reading and writing in the early childhood classroom. Uses vivid cl...

  • Brand: Teachers College Pr
  • ASIN: 0807757578

Unlocking English Learners′ Potential: Strategies for Making Content Accessible

Unlocking English Learners′ Potential: Strategies for Making Content

"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...

  • Brand: Sage Publications Ltd
  • ASIN: 1506352774

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: Differentiating Literacies

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: Differentiating

Guiding teachers on how to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students, celebrated authors, Socorro Herrera, Della Perez and Kathy Escamilla stress that meaning and relevance must be at the basis for all instructional activities and strategies in order to effectively develop oral and written language. In their newest book, the authors blend theory and practice that provides grade level and ESL teachers with the tools they need to differentiate literacy instruction for all students.

  • ASIN: 0205492177

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

Building Literacy with English Language Learners, Second Edition:

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

From Ideas to Words: Writing Strategies for English Language Learners

From Ideas to Words: Writing Strategies for English

"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...

  • Brand: Brand: Heinemann
  • ASIN: 0325043604

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: A Reflective Guide

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: A Reflective

  • ASIN: B00K7AUOUE

English Language Learners Day by Day, K-6: A Complete Guide to Literacy, Content-Area, and Language Instruction

English Language Learners Day by Day, K-6: A

"Increasingly, the onus to educate language minority children is not just on specialized teachers-bilingual teachers and ESL teachers-but also on all teachers. It is in this larger context of what to do inside any classroom to meaningfully educate the emergent bilingual students with varying proficiencies in English that this book becomes important." Ofelia Garcia, Graduate Center, City University of New York Christina Celic's foundational guide provides an authentic and meaningful answer to the question, "How can I teach the grade-level curriculum in a way that makes my English language learners successful?" Clear, informative, and authoritative, English Language Learners Day by Day, K-6 shows you what best practices look like on a day-to-day basis, starting day one. The first chapters guide you through the process of: setting up a classroom that supports English language learners in learning language and content launching appropriate instruction and assessment during the first days of school establishing schedules, routines, rules, and procedures sensitive to English language learners Ensuing chapters help you understand how to: integrate literacy and content-area instruction during the school year teach academic language throughout the curriculum differentiate instructio...

  • ASIN: 0325026823

Research-based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language Learners, Grades K-4

Research-based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language

What can we do to help ELL students understand English? In Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language Learners, Grades K 4, Sylvia Linan-Thompson and Sharon Vaughn provide over 60 field-tested classroom lessons for ensuring English fluency among young nonnative speakers. Each chapter focuses on research and activities in one of the following areas: Phonemic awareness Phonics and word study Fluency Vocabulary ComprehensionIn addition to the many step-by-step activities and lesson plans, the book includes in-depth explications of linguistic concepts, a glossary of terms, and lists of relevant online resources. The sooner students grasp the principles of English language acquisition, the better off they are. In this book, you will find everything you need to get elementary-level ELLs reading and learning successfully in English.

  • ASIN: 1416605770

Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K-12 English Learners (7th Edition)

Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134403398.   This book is the ideal source for teaching oral language, reading, writing, and the content areas in English to K-12 English learners. In an approach unlike most other books in the field, Reading, Writing, and Learning in ESL looks at contemporary language acquisition theory as it relates to instruction and provides detailed suggestions and methods for motivating, involving, and teaching English language learners. Praised for its strong research base, engaging style, and inclusion of specific teaching ideas, the book offers thorough coverage of oral language, reading, writing, and academic content area instruction in English for K-12 English learners. Thoroughly updated throughout, the new edition includes a new chapter on using the Internet and other digital technologies to engage students and promote learning, many new teaching strategies, new and revised activities, and new writing samples. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos and assessments.   Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning enviro...

  • ASIN: 0134014545

Academic Success for English Language Learners: Strategies for K-12 Mainstream Teachers

Academic Success for English Language Learners: Strategies for

Balancing conceptual foundations with practical strategies, the book's four-part format includes chapters written by some of the field's most respected researchers and teachers. It offers a solid repertoire of techniques for creating a positive instructional environment. *Part I: Theoretical Considerations -- Presents a variety of ideas to stimulate thinking and help teachers develop their own theories of practice. *Part II: Sociocultural Issues and Implications -- Focus on sociocultural concerns and their implications in the classroom. *Part III: The Classroom: Instruction and Assessment Practices -- Presents a wide range of pedagogical and classroom management strategies. *Part IV: Readings In Specific Content Area -- Relates many of the preceding strategies and issues to specific content areas across grade levels, including math, literature, social studies, science, physical education, music and art.

  • ASIN: 0131899104

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

120 Content Strategies for English Language Learners: Teaching

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  

  • Brand: Jodi Reiss
  • ASIN: 0132479753
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