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This teacher-friendly guide is packed with motivating lessons designed to improve the content learning and literacy skills of English language learners (ELLs) in K-8. Offering research-supported strategies that teachers can implement immediately, the book explains how to use content-area texts to support ELLs' growth in five crucial areas: comprehension, pronunciation, fluency, vocabulary, and grammar. This hands-on volume is: unique: Demonstrates how to build ELLs' literacy skills and content knowledge simultaneously effective: Research-supported strategies align with both TESOL and Common Core standards practical: More than two dozen worksheets for classroom use are presented in a large, easy-to-reproduce format. This book will be invaluable to K-8 teachers; ESL specialists; literacy coaches. It may also serve as a supplemental text in advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level courses.
By:   Julie Jacobson (Scripps Ranch High School San Diego United States), Kelly Johnson (North Carolina State University, USA.), Diane Lapp
Imprint:   Guilford Publications
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 266mm,  Width: 203mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   438g
ISBN:   9781609182526
ISBN 10:   1609182529
Series:   Teaching Practices That Work
Pages:   174
Publication Date:   01 May 2011
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT/ESL ,  Further / Higher Education ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction. Strategy Lesson 1: Clues for Comprehension. Strategy Lesson 2: Talking about Sounds and Words. Strategy Lesson 3: Sounding Out Words for Reading. Strategy Lesson 4: Choral Reading. Strategy Lesson 5: Talking about Visuals. Strategy Lesson 6: Role Play with Realia. Strategy Lesson 7: My Reading and Speaking Log. Strategy Lesson 8: Writing for Different Purposes. Strategy Lesson 9: Total Physical Response with Pictures. Strategy Lesson 10: Expanding Word Knowledge. Strategy Lesson 11: My Read-Aloud Listening/Discussion Guide. Strategy Lesson 12: Word Maps. Strategy Lesson 13: Scaffolding with Text-Supported Information. Strategy Lesson 14: Text-Supported Comprehension Guide. Strategy Lesson 15: Visualizing Steps in a Process. Strategy Lesson 16: Text-Supported Conversations. Strategy Lesson 17: Knowing How to Comprehend a Text. Strategy Lesson 18: Talking about Text: The Peer Tutoring Guide. Strategy Lesson 19: Reading Comprehension Strategy Guide. Strategy Lesson 20: Read, Record, Report. Strategy Lesson 21: Making Connections. Strategy Lesson 22: My Conversation Log. Strategy Lesson 23: Character Analysis. Strategy Lesson 24: Interview/Conversation with a Character. Strategy Lesson 25: Composing with Computers. Appendix. Teacher Resource A: Charting Intervention Information. Teacher Resource B: Suggested Books Listed by Strategy Lesson.

Julie Jacobson, PhD, English language and Spanish teacher, Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego, CA, USA, Kelly Johnson, PhD, Health Sciences High and Middle College, San Diego, CA, USA and Diane Lapp, EdD, Department of Teacher Education, San Diego State University, USA

Reviews for Effective Instruction for English Language Learners: Supporting Text Based Compr

Standards based, practical, and flexible, this book provides tools for helping ELLs grow in critical areas of literacy. Teachers are guided to select exactly which lessons are most appropriate for the needs of their students and to determine the level of instruction: beginning, intermediate, or advanced. The 'Tech It Out' sections and many website links show how to take learning to the next level in a modern way. Teachers finally have a way to differentiate literacy skills so ELLs can actively participate with their peers. This is a 'must-have' book for every classroom teacher trying to help ELLs succeed! - Jacqueline Wells, fifth-grade teacher, Waunakee, Wisconsin, USA The instructional strategies in this book have the potential not only to increase students' literacy and language learning, but also to deepen their content area understanding and thus grow their knowledge across the disciplines. These authors have clearly been in the classroom; in addition to addressing instructional issues, they address classroom management. They provide solid ideas for small-group instruction and integral extension activities and strategies for teaching the rest of the class. This is a teachers' book written by teachers. - Sharon O'Neal, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Texas State University-San Marcos, USA

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