Teaching Reading to English Language Learners

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners

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Written specifically for Ka€“12 educators, this accessible book explains the processes involved in second-language acquisition and provides a wealth of practical strategies for helping English language learners (ELLs) succeed at reading. The authors integrate knowledge from two fields that often remain disconnecteda€”linguistics and literacya€”with a focus on what works in the classroom. Teachers learn effective practices for supporting students as they build core competencies not just for reading in English, but also for listening, speaking, and writing. Engaging vignettes and examples illustrate ways to promote ELLsa€™ communicative skills across the content areas and in formal and informal settings.Fluency Practice Builds Stamina for Reading Connected Text In addition to vocabulary growth, fluency practice helps build stamina in the key ... Hiebert and Fisher (2006) note that there are reports of sharp discrepancies in the ability of first-grade Spanish ELLs to read ... of fluency practice is that children who have the opportunity to listen to or practice passages multiple times, whether for a performance, anbsp;...

Title:Teaching Reading to English Language Learners
Author:Kristin Lems, Leah D. Miller, Tenena M. Soro
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2010


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