Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners

Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners

by Stephen J. Thornton, Barbara C. Cruz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415957613

ISBN-13: 9780415957618

Pub. Date: 08/14/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach English Language Learners in the classroom. In Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners the authors offer context-specific strategies for the full range of the social studies curriculum, including geography, U.S. history, world history, economics, and government. A fully

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This book provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach English Language Learners in the classroom. In Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners the authors offer context-specific strategies for the full range of the social studies curriculum, including geography, U.S. history, world history, economics, and government. A fully annotated list of web and print resources completes the volume, making this a valuable reference to help social studies teachers meet the challenges of including all learners in effective instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415957618
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/14/2008
Series:
Teaching English Language Learners Across the Curriculum Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

@contents:Part One: Your English Language Learner

1.1 Orientation

1.2 The Process of English Language Learning and What to Expect

1.3 Deciding on the Best ESOL Program

1.4 Teaching for English Language Development

1.5 Not All ELLs are the Same

1.6 Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

1.7 Not All Parents are the Same: Home/School Communication

1.8 English language Learners with Special Needs

Part Two: Principles of Social Studies Teaching and Learning

2.1 Principles of Social Studies Teaching and Learning

2.2 How instruction unfolds

2.3 Social Studies-focused ESOL Research

2.4 Social Studies Texts and Print Materials

Part Three: Teaching Social Studies

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Geography

3.3 U.S. History

3.4 World History

3.5 Government & Civics

3.6 Economics

3.7 Anthropology, Sociology, and Psychology

3.8 Controversial Issues in the Social Studies Classroom

Part Four: Resources

4.1 Internet Resources for Teachers

4.2 Print Resources for Teachers

4.3 Resources for Students

4.4 Glossary

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