102 Content Strategies for English Language Learners: Teaching for Academic Success in Grades 3-12 / Edition 1

102 Content Strategies for English Language Learners: Teaching for Academic Success in Grades 3-12 / Edition 1

by Jodi Reiss
ISBN-10:
0132218194
ISBN-13:
9780132218191
Pub. Date:
01/12/2007
Publisher:
Prentice Hall

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102 Content Strategies for English Language Learners: Teaching for Academic Success in Grades 3-12 / Edition 1

Are you looking for classroom-tested content strategies to help your English Language Learners achieve academic success? This easy-to-use resource offers 102 practical instructional and assessment strategies built on a strong foundation of second language acquisition theories and principles. Easy to incorporate into daily classroom instruction, all 102 strategies are concise and offer helpful guides that maximize students’ performance potential at every level of development. Strategies address a variety of issues, including cultural considerations, instructional processes, traditional testing, alternative testing formats, grading, and accountability.

  • Theory to Application: Guidelines for Practice are found at the beginning of each chapter to unify the theories and principles around which this text is designed.
  • The Objective briefly states the goals of the strategies that follow.
  • The Rationale explains the reasoning underlying each objective and the role it plays in your practice.
  • Strategies offer activities and assignments to help you in guiding your English Language Learners toward academic success.
  • In Concept introduces and explains the ideas behind each strategy and why it is important to your practice.
  • In Practice provides instructions, examples, and illustrations to illustrate how each strategy can be used in your classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132218191
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01/12/2007
Series: Teaching Strategies Series Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.24(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: PERSPECTIVES FOR CLASSROOM PRACTICE: THEORY AND CULTURE

Chapter 1 Theoretical Considerations

Chapter 2 Culture and Content Learning

PART II: STRATEGIES FOR CLASSROOM PRACTICE: INSTRUCTION

Chapter 3 Meeting State Objectives and Standards: Making Good Choices

Chapter 4 Learning Strategies for English Language Learners

Chapter 5 A Solid Start: Building and Activating Background Knowledge

Chapter 6 Presenting New Material: Teaching the Lesson

Chapter 7 Did My Students Get What I Taught? Checking Comprehension

Chapter 8 Extending Comprehension: Textbook Vocabulary Strategies

Chapter 9 Extending Comprehension: Textbook Reading Strategies

Chapter 10 Reinforcing Learning: Activities and Assignments

Part III: Strategies for Classroom Practice: Assessment

Chapter 11 Classroom Assessments: Did They Learn What You Taught?

Chapter 12 The Big One: Preparing for High-Stakes Tests

Appendix I Glossary

Appendix II Additional Resources for Teachers

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