ERIC Number: ED477722
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Structured English Immersion: A Step-by-Step Guide for K-6 Teachers and Administrators.
Haver, Johanna J.
This book describes Structured English Immersion (SEI) for English language learners (ELLs). Seven chapters focus on the following: (1) "Identification, Assessment, and Placement" (e.g., California's school districts implement SEI and proper placement of students); (2) "Listening Skills" (e.g., time on task, total physical response, and improving listening skills through reading and writing); (3) "Incorporating Content Area Curriculum into Instruction" (e.g., setting up academic goals and creating the curricula); (4) "Organizing Structured English Immersion with the Focus on Basic Vocabulary and Grammar" (e.g., SEI and linguistics expectations and placement after SEI levels 2 and 3); (5) "Successful Transitions: Preparing Mainstream Classes for Structured English Immersion Students" (e.g., drama as a tool for improving all aspects of language and problems that must be addressed); (6) "Fostering Student Achievement through Whole-School Programs" (e.g., all-day preschool and/or kindergarten, year-round school, and extended-day scheduling); and (7) "Structured English Immersion Essentials: A Brief Review (e.g., identification and placement of ELLs and SEI instruction). Chapters include selected resources for teachers. (Contains 24 references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Grammar, Immersion Programs, Listening Skills, Second Language Learning, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (hardcover: ISBN-0-7619-4567-9, $55.95; paperback: ISBN-0-7619-4568-7, $24.95). Tel: 800-816-7243 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-417-2466 (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California