Best Practices in ELL Instruction

Best Practices in ELL Instruction

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In this indispensable work, prominent authorities review the latest research on all aspects of ELL instruction (Ka€“12) and identify what works for today's students and schools. Provided are best-practice guidelines for targeting reading, writing, oral language, vocabulary, content-domain literacies, and other core skill areas; assessing culturally and linguistically diverse students; and building strong schoola€“homea€“community partnerships. Chapters include clear-cut recommendations for teaching adolescent ELLs and those with learning disabilities. The comprehensive scope, explicit linkages from research to practice, and guidance for becoming a culturally informed, reflective practitioner make the book an ideal course text.For instance, young children can categorize fables, folktales, myths, legends, and so on. ... Teachers first model these structures with children by completing the graphic organizer with student input. As children gain facility with reading and writing, they can begin organizing the structure with the teacher, then work on itanbsp;...

Title:Best Practices in ELL Instruction
Author:Guofang Li, Patricia A. Edwards
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2011-03-18


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