Building Bridges. A Closer Look at Today’s English Language Learners. By: Hayley Minner. Objective.
A Closer Look at Today’s English Language Learners
By: Hayley Minner
*Regular Ed. Students reading in Spanish
*Read Aloud – stop to check for understanding
*Uses guides/charts/maps for organization of ideas
*Teacher-led instruction with examples before individual completion
*Extended time or exempt from some assignments
Teachers can be educated on the basic strategies for teaching English Language Learners through workshops or through information included in an
Brown, C. (2004) Powerful strategies for
strengthening the literacy and academic proficiency
of your ESL students. WA: Bureau of Education
Brown, H. (2000) Principles of Language
Learning and Teaching, 4th Edition. NY: Addison
Wesley Longman, Inc.
Peregoy, S., Owen, B. (2001) Reading, writing, &
learning in ESL. NY: Addison Wesley Longman, Inc.