Back to Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language Learners, Grades K-4 (EBOOK)
At last, a truly helpful, practical guide for K-4 teachers who want to ensure that their approach to teaching young English language learners is based on research and grounded in proven classroom practices. The authors of ASCD's best-selling book Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction, Grades K-3 explain how you can help the English language learners in your classroom master the most essential elements of literacy, including: phonemic awareness, phonics, word study, reading fluency, vocabulary acquisition, and reading comprehension. Explore explicit teaching strategies for these skills and learn how to help students practice them through choral response, cooperative learning, and other activities. Understand how to adjust your instructional language to provide a vocabulary scaffold and visual prompts for ELL students. And discover effective ways to monitor your students' progress through daily and periodic assessments. Included with these effective instructional practices are 60 fully developed, research-based classroom lessons that have been used successfully with English language learners. (ASCD e-book, 2007) Downloadable PDF File.