The Essential Guide for Educating Beginning English Learners

The Essential Guide for Educating Beginning English Learners

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Put all English learners on the path to successa€”right from the start! As more beginning ELs enroll in schools every year, educators need a realistic framework for addressing the varied needs of this growing population. In this practical resource, the authors provide templates, tools, and vignettes illustrating real-world challenges to help teachers and administrators: Learn strategies for teaching beginning level ELs across the curriculum Create a welcoming environment for students and families Reach out to students from both literacy and non-literacy-oriented homes Design programs that meet the needs of beginning ELs and students with limited or interrupted formal education (SLIFE)While SIOP and other sheltered instruction (SI) methods may work well with intermediate-level English learners, they may not ... at a typical fourth-grade sheltered social studies lesson taught by a teacher in Oregon who has been trained to use SIOP. ... She first reviews previously taught lessons on the chores that Pilgrim children had to do and the homes they lived in. ... of vocabulary pertinent to the lesson a€c develop a timeline using significant dates from their lives a€c communicate ideasanbsp;...

Title:The Essential Guide for Educating Beginning English Learners
Author:Debbie Zacarian, Judie Haynes
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2012-09-04


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