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ERIC Number: EJ847646
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Aug
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISSN: ISSN-1082-3301
Effective Writing Assessment and Instruction for Young English Language Learners
Schulz, Melissa M.
Early Childhood Education Journal, v37 n1 p57-62 Aug 2009
The total number of English Language Learners in the American public schools is more than 4.5 million students or 9.6% of the total school population. This article focuses on instructional writing strategies and assessments for English Language Learners in the elementary classroom. This article provides early childhood education teachers with information about differences amongst English Language Learners because they are not a homogenous group. English Language Learners' academic abilities can range from emergent readers, writers, and speakers of English to proficient readers, writers, and speakers of English. (Contains 6 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education
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Language: English
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