ISBN-10:
1416616306
ISBN-13:
9781416616306
Pub. Date:
11/13/2013
Publisher:
ASCD
Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners / Edition 2

Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners / Edition 2

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Overview

Language has always been the medium of instruction, but what happens when it becomes a barrier to learning? In this book, Jane Hill and Kirsten Miller take the reenergized strategies from the second edition of Classroom Instruction That Works and apply them to students in the process of acquiring English. New features in this edition include

* The Thinking Language Matrix, which aligns Bloom's taxonomy with the stages of language acquisition and allows students at all levels to engage in meaningful learning.

* The Academic Language Framework, an easy-to-use tool for incorporating language-development objectives into content instruction.

* Suggestions for helping students develop oral language that leads to improved writing.

* Tips for Teaching that emphasize key points and facilitate instructional planning.

Whether your students are learning English as a second language or are native English speakers who need help with their language development, this practical, research-based book provides the guidance necessary to ensure better results for all.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416616306
Publisher: ASCD
Publication date: 11/13/2013
Series: Leadership & Learning Center Series
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 182
Sales rank: 502,368
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1: Academic Language

Chapter 2: Stages of Second-Language Acquisition

Chapter 3: Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback

Chapter 4: Reinforcing Effort and Providing Recognition

Chapter 5: Cooperative Learning

Chapter 6: Cues, Questions, and Advance Organizers

Chapter 7: Nonlinguistic Representations

Chapter 8: Summarizing and Note Taking

Chapter 9: Assigning Homework and Providing Practice

Chapter 10: Identifying Similarities and Differences

Chapter 11: Generating and Testing Hypotheses

Conclusion

Appendix A: The Academic Language Framework

Appendix B: Thinking Language Matrix

Appendix C: Template for Planning Language Objectives

Appendix D: Sample Graphic Organizers

References

Index

About the Authors

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