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Literacy Instruction in Multilingual Classrooms: Engaging English Language Learners

Title 2:
in Elementary Schools
By:
Lori Helman
Details:
Paperback
Year:
2012
Pages:
144
Size:
10" x 7"
ISBN:
9780807753361
Item Code:
LIMC
Price: $26.95
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Lori Helman has written this hands-on guide to show elementary school teachers how to create multilingual classroom communities that support every learner's success in reading, writing, and general literacy development. The book offers a practical overview of key ideas and techniques as well as specific literacy activities for building vocabulary and oral English proficiency. The user-friendly features include bulleted summaries and checklists as well as photographs of linguistically diverse classrooms modeling the types of instructional interactions described in the book.

Eight instructional chapters help teachers create a language-rich classroom environment, scaffold reading and writing tasks to match students needs, and use students language backgrounds as a bridge to literacy learning in English. 

Chapter titles:

  1. Knowledge for Teaching ALL Students to Read and Write
  2. Creating a Multilingual Classroom Community
  3. Supporting English Language Development
  4. Understanding English Learners’ Reading Development
  5. Understanding English Learner’s Writing Development
  6. Informal Assessments That Guide Literacy Instruction
  7. Integrating Vocabulary and Academic Language Instruction with Reading and Writing Activities
  8. Creating Engaging Instruction in Multilingual Classrooms

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