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

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

by Janette Kettmann Klingner, John J. Hoover, Leonard M. Baca
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412941474

ISBN-13: 9781412941471

Pub. Date: 03/20/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This guide includes assessment techniques, instructional tips, and practical strategies to determine whether reading difficulties in ELLs are related to language acquisition or to learning disabilities.  See more details below

Overview

This guide includes assessment techniques, instructional tips, and practical strategies to determine whether reading difficulties in ELLs are related to language acquisition or to learning disabilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412941471
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/20/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
264,557
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Editors/Authors
Introduction and Overview of Chapters
1. Distinguishing Between Language Acquisition and Learning Disabilities Among English Language Learners: Background Information - Michael Orosco, Estella Almanza de Schonewise, Carmen de Onis, Janette Klingner, John Hoover
2. Misconceptions About the Second Language Acquisition Process - Janette Klingner, Estella Almanza de Schonewise, Carmen de Onis, Laura Méndez Barletta, John Hoover
3. Response to Intervention Models and English Language Learners - Janette Klingner, Laura Méndez Barletta, John Hoover
4. Helping Classroom Reading Teachers Distinguish Between Language Acquisition and Learning Disabilities - Janette Klingner, Diana Geisler
5. Data-Driven Decision Making in a Multi-Tiered Model - John J. Hoover
6. Considerations When Assessing ELLs for Special Education - John J. Hoover, Laura Méndez Barletta
7. Conclusion: Putting the Pieces Together - Leonard Baca, Todd Fletcher
References
Index

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