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Teaching Reading to English Language Learners
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Teaching Reading to English Language Learners
A Reflective Guide

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August 2008 | 120 pages | Corwin
Practical, easy-to-implement methods for helping English language learners succeed in reading! In clear, accessible language, this resource demystifies the research about, and process for, teaching reading to English language learners (ELLs) and is an ideal guide for educators who may or may not have experienceáin working with ELLs. The author introduces the key principles of reading instruction for ELLs and offers a wealth of action-oriented strategiesùfor use before, during, and after readingùto adapt for individual student needs. Teachers will discover how to: Increase fluency and comprehensionTeach vocabulary and text structurePrepare reading lessonsAssess reading performance

 
Preface
 
Acknowledgements
 
1. Teaching Reading to ELLs
 
2. Reflecting on the Reading Process
 
3. Teaching Reading Fluency and Comprehension to ELLs
 
4. Teaching Reading Strategies to ELLs
 
5. Teaching Text Structure to ELLs
 
6. Teaching Vocabulary to ELLs
 
7. Planning Effective Reading Lessons for ELLs
 
8. Promoting Extensive Reading for ELLs
 
9. Authentic Reading Assessment for ELLs
 
References

"Truly a pleasure to read, with much helpful information."

Deb Bible, Literacy Teacher
CUSD 300, West Dundee, IL

"The author models a program of success and helps the educator become better qualified in teaching the EL learner."

Lucia deSombre Malo, Former Instructor
Utah Valley State College
Key features
  • "What the Research Says" features in every strategy chapter
  • Thorough, yet succinct explanations of reading research and the reading process
  • A wealth of action-oriented strategies for busy teachers

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Chapter 1: Teaching Reading to ELLs


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ISBN: 9781412957359
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