ERIC Number: EJ719890
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Oct
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Beginning Reading, Bilingually
Teaching Pre K-8, v36 n2 p50-51 Oct 2005
In many classrooms across North America, teachers face the challenge of how to help the growing number of children who are not native English speakers. This article describes several strategies teachers can use for approaching beginning reading of English with second-language learners. These include: (1) A comprehension-centered curriculum; (2) A biliterate environment; (3) Expanding language arts; (4) Reading to students; (5) Writing with students; and (6) Developing reading for meaning skills.
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Reading Instruction, Bilingual Students, English (Second Language), Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Language Arts
TeachingK-8 Magazine, 40 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854. Tel: 800-249-9363 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: North America