What can we do to help ELL students understand English? In Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language Learners, Grades K-4, Sylvia Linan-Thompson and Sharon Vaughn provide over 60 field-tested classroom lessons for ensuring English fluency among young nonnative speakers. Each chapter focuses on research and activities in one of the following areas: *Phonemic awareness *Phonics and word study *Fluency *Vocabulary *Comprehension In addition to the many step-by-step activities and lesson plans, the book includes in-depth explications of linguistic concepts, a glossary of terms, and lists of relevant online resources. The sooner students grasp the principles of English language acquisition, the better off they are. In this book, you will find everything you need to get elementary-level ELLs reading--and learning--successfully in English.The oral reading fluency test is followed by a retell fluency comprehension check. ... The tests are given in the winter and spring of 1st grade and the fall, winter, and spring of 2nd and 3rd grades. ... fluency, in which students read passages; and maze fluency, in which students read for meaning through a maze procedure .
|Title||:||Research-based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language Learners, Grades K-4|
|Author||:||Sylvia Linan-Thompson, Sharon Vaughn|
|Publisher||:||ASCD - 2007|