Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas

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Overview

English Language Learners (ELLS) often face the difficult challenge of learning both a new language and new subject matter at the same time. In Teaching English Language Learners Across the Content Areas, Judie Haynes and Debbie Zacarian offer strategies, tools, and tips that teachers can use to help ELLs at all levels flourish in mainstream classrooms. This book will show teachers how to

Determine their ELLs' stages of English language acquisition.

Modify assignments and assessments in different content areas for ELLs at different stages of language development.

Ensure that all ELLs participate fully in lesson activities alongside their English-fluent peers.

Communicate effectively with parents and guardians of students from diverse cultures.

Real-life examples of lessons from elementary, middle, and high school that have been modified for ELLs in language arts, math, science, and social studies classes show how to effectively put the authors' recommendations into practice. A glossary of important ELL and ESL terms is included as well, for those who are new to teaching ELLs. Whether novice or veteran, all teachers of ELLs will benefit from this wonderfully practical guide to ensuring that ELLs learn English by learning content-and learn content while learning English.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416609124
  • Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
  • Publication date: 2/16/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 180
  • Sales rank: 589,836
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

1 Creating an ELL-Friendly Learning Environment 5

2 Lesson Planning to Ensure Optimal Engagement of ELLs 21

3 Small-Group Work and ELLs 35

4 Content Vocabulary Instruction for ELLs 49

5 Reading Comprehension Instruction for ELLs 71

6 Writing Instruction for ELLs 87

7 Homework and Assessment for ELLs 101

8 Communicating Effectively with Parents of ELLs 119

9 Effective ELL Instruction in Action 135

Appendix 1 Suggested Verbs to Use When Composing Language Objectives 147

Appendix 2 Lesson Modification Worksheet 151

Appendix 3 Home Language Survey 157

Appendix 4 Glossary 161

Bibliography 167

Index 173

About the Authors 181

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