Teaching ELLs to Read

Teaching ELLs to Read

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In this essential book from ELL-expert Paul Boyd-Batstone, youa€™ll find out how to teach reading while keeping in mind the unique needs of English language learners. Youa€™ll learn best practices and differentiated strategies for each domain of the Common Core Foundational Reading Skills, including print concepts, phonological awareness, phonics and word recognition, and fluency. Topics covered include: Ideas for using contextual support to help ELLs climb the staircase of complexity; How to teach print concepts, such as noting word separation and using punctuation; Strategies for teaching phonological awareness, including distinguishing vowel sounds and blending sounds; Ways to teach phonics and word recognition using informational and literary texts; and Exemplary ideas for teaching fluency, such as through poetry, drama, and digital media. The book is filled with ready-to-use activities and complete lesson plans that address selected CCSS performance tasks at each grade level. These lesson plans demonstrate how to differentiate instruction based on your ELLsa€™ reading level. The book also includes performance-level descriptors, rubrics, and templates, available for free download from our website at http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138017696.You may download PDF versions of the plans at www.routledge.com/books/ details/9781138017696 Back in Chapter 1, I explained a ... I purposefully selected CCSS performance tasks for informational texts in order to integrate foundational skills with other reading tasks. ... As a result, the lessons involve making questions about animals in Kindergarten; learning about the stages of growth with pumpkinsanbsp;...

Title:Teaching ELLs to Read
Author:Paul Boyd-Batstone
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-04-10


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