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ERIC Number: ED522865
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-May
Pages: 190
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-6091-8252-6
Effective Instruction for English Language Learners: Supporting Text-Based Comprehension and Communication Skills. Teaching Practices That Work Series
Jacobson, Julie; Johnson, Kelly; Lapp, Diane
Guilford Publications
This teacher-friendly guide is packed with motivating lessons designed to improve the content learning and literacy skills of English language learners (ELLs) in K-8. Offering research-supported strategies that teachers can implement immediately, the book explains how to use content-area texts to support ELLs' growth in five crucial areas: comprehension, pronunciation, fluency, vocabulary, and grammar. This hands-on volume is: (1) Unique: Demonstrates how to build ELLs' literacy skills and content knowledge simultaneously; (2) Effective: Research-supported strategies align with both TESOL and Common Core standards; and (3) Practical: More than two dozen worksheets for classroom use are presented in a large, easy-to-reproduce format.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Education; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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