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Teaching Content to English Language Learners

Teaching Content to English Language Learners
Author: Jodi Reiss
ISBN 13: 9780131523579
ISBN 10: 131523570
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Publication Date: 2004-11-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
List Price: $46.53

Teaching Content to English Language Learners, by Jodi Reiss, shows content-area teachers how to transform second-language learning theories into useful tools for ensuring the success of their ELL students. The book's three parts present easy-to-incorporate techniques to make content more accessible, strengthen vocabulary, and increase student participation.

The book offers:

  • practical strategies for building on common classroom techniques and activities to increase teaching effectiveness for language-learning students
  • techniques to recognize cultural differences, develop alternative assessments, and adapt written assignments and oral language for ELLs
  • abundant models, graphics, and authentic examples that show how to help students build content-area fluency as well as general language skills