Helping English Learners to Write

Helping English Learners to Write

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Using a rich array of research-based practices, this book will help teachers improve the academic writing of English learners. It provides specific teaching strategies, activities, and extended lessons to develop E Learner students' narrative, informational, and argumentative writing, emphasized in the Common Core State Standards. It also explores the challenges each of these genres pose for English Learners and suggests ways to scaffold instruction to help students become confident and competent academic writers. Showcasing the work of exemplary school teachers who have devoted time and expertise to creating rich learning environments for the secondary classroom Helping English Learners Write includes artifacts and written work produced by students with varying levels of language proficiency as models of what students can accomplish. Each chapter begins with a brief overview and ends with a short summary of the key points.As was mentioned in Chapter 1, many teachers of ELs avoid teaching their students to write text-based argumentative ... For example, here are some hooks written as a model by the teacher for an interpretive essay that a group of middle anbsp;...

Title:Helping English Learners to Write
Author:Carol Booth Olson, Robin C. Scarcella, Tina Matuchniak
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2015-03-27


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