Teaching Reading to English Language Learners, Grades 6-12
No longer confined to just a few states, English language learners (ELLs) present a growing challenge for schools and school districts across the country.
Teaching Reading to English Language Learners, Grades 6-12 provides a comprehensive and systematic framework for developing literacy skills and accelerating language development. It's a powerful array of field-tested literacy tools for closing the achievement gap.
With funding from the Carnegie Corporation and the U.S. Department of Education, author Margarita Calderón has developed a research-based approach to expediting reading comprehension that results in higher test scores, not just for ELLs, but for all students.
This practical guide is full of ready-to-use tools, including:
Designed primarily for middle and high school teachers of English, science, math, and social studies, this book will also be a valuable resource for middle and high school principals, literacy coaches, and content curriculum specialists.
"This book should be in the hands of every middle and high school teacher, serving not just ELL students, but all students who need help increasing their speaking, reading, and writing skills." --Jane Escobedo, Director, English Language Learner Services, Sonoma County Office of Education, CA
"For ELL students to succeed academically, effective teaching strategies and best practices must be demonstrated in the classroom. This book provides a detailed map for helping to ensure success for all students." --Daniel S. Hamada, Superintendent, Kauai Complex Area, HI