Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners

Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners

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A resource book and text for general elementary, middle school, secondary, or K-12 methods courses.The second edition of this practical, hands-on text provides fifty carefully-chosen strategies to help ELL pupils understand content materials while perfecting their skill at speaking, reading, writing, and listening in English. Each strategy is accompanied by a definition, rationale, and step-by-step implementation instructions; and, all are specifically tied to the most current ELL standards.
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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 213.36 x 274.32 x 20.32mm | 703.06g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130984620
  • 9780130984623

Table of contents

Preface. TESOL Standards Alignment and Matrix. I. THEORETICAL OVERVIEW. II. STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCING INSTRUCTION THROUGH PLANNING. 1. Predictable Routines and Signals. 2. Visual Scaffolding. 3. Realia Strategies. 4. Interactive Read-Aloud. 5. Advance Organizers. 6. Preview/Review. 7. Language Focus Lessons. 8. Academic Language Scaffolding. 9. Language Framework Planning. 10. Skills Grouping. III. STRATEGIES FOR SUPPORTING STUDENT INVOLVEMENT. 11. Total Physical Response. 12. Shared Reading. 13. Leveled Questions. 14. Manipulative Strategies. 15. Partner Work. 16. Communication Games. 17. Bilingual Books and Labels. 18. Cooperative Learning. 19. Culture Studies. 20. Learning Centers. 21. Imaging. 22. Integrated Curriculum Projects. 23. Sorting Activities. 24. Collaborative Reading. 25. Multimedia Presentations. 26. Reciprocal Teaching. IV. STRATEGIES FOR BUILDING VOCABULARY AND FLUENCY. 27. Modeled Talk. 28. Reporting Back. 29. Vocabulary Role Play. 30. Vocabulary Processing. 31. Word Walls. 32. Story Reenactment. 33. Scripting. 34. Talk Show. 35. Writing Workshop. V. STRATEGIES FOR BUILDING COMPREHENSION. 36. Read-Aloud Plus. 37. Language Experience Approach. 38. Interactive Writing. 39. Guided Reading. 40. Peer Tutoring. 41. Cloze. 42. Attribute Charting. 43. Cohesion Links. 44. Learning Strategy Instruction. 45. Dictoglos. 46. Free Voluntary Reading. 47. Repetition and Innovation. 48. GIST. 49. Syntax Surgery. 50. Multiple Intelligences Strategies. Appendix.
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About Adrienne L. Herrell

Adrienne Herrell is a professor of reading/language arts at California State University, Fresno, where she teaches classes in early literacy, assessment, and strategies for teaching English language learners. Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners, Second Edition, is Dr. Herrell's fifth book for Merrill/Prentice Hall. Her previous books include Camcorder in the Classroom with Joel Fowler; Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners; Reflective Planning, Teaching, and Evaluation: K-12 with Judy Eby and Jim Hicks; and Fifty Active Learning Strategies for Improving Comprehension with Michael Jordan. Dr. Herrell's writing and research are built on her experiences teaching in Florida's public schools for 23 years. She and co-author Dr. Jordan are currently engaged in research in public schools in California, Florida, and Alaska validating the effectiveness of the strategies described in this text. Michael Jordan is an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Coordinator of the Multiple Subject Credential Program (Elementary Credential) at California State University, Fresno. He has taught primary grades through high school in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and California. Dr. Jordan is an actor, education director, and board member of Theatre Three Repertory Company in Fresno and is dedicated to providing children and youth access to live theater. He and Dr. Herrell incorporate many dramatic reenactment strategies in their joint research working with vocabulary and comprehension development in children learning English in Fresno public schools. Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners, Second Edition, is Dr. Jordan's second book for Merrill/Prentice Hall. His previous book is Fifty Active Learning Strategies for Improving Comprehension with Adrienne Herrell. He has published several articles on interactive script writing and vocabulary development to enhance reading comprehension for children. Drs. Herrell and Jordan serve as educational consultants to a number of school districts across the nation and have presented widely on the subject of reading and comprehension at national and international conferences.
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