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Teaching English Language Learners: A Differentiated Approach to Language Development, 1/e Doug Fisher and Carol Rothenberg

 

Are you looking for a methods book to facilitate literacy and academic development in your K-12 classroom? Building on a solid foundation in language acquisition and learning theory, this text will show you how to examine your own practice and design lessons that consider the individual needs of English language learners and accelerate their achievement.

 

This text is designed to help your students develop proficiency in both everyday and academic English while developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. It also serves as a great guide for promoting high-level, high-quality, and high-expectation instruction with respect to language, literacy development, and academic achievement for all of your students.

 

Features of this text:

  • Constructed from a strong research base, each chapter highlights specific research topics to provide you with practical ideas in applying this research to your own practices.
  • Accessing Prior Knowledge Activities allow you to engage your own background knowledge in visualizing, brainstorming, previewing, reflecting, and observing to help you get the most from each chapter.
  • Spotlight on Instruction features visit classrooms of effective teachers of English language learners providing an authentic context as you learn.
  • Application to Practice case studies build upon one another from chapter to chapter illustrating how to apply this growing wealth of strategies in your own classroom.
  • Teacher Tools in the back of this book provide a collection of reproducibles for use in your classroom,  including planning tools, writing assignments, and self reflection tools.

 

Related Books from Merrill Education:

  • Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners, Second Edition, Adrienne L. Herrell and Michael L. Jordan,

Synopsis:

Are you looking for a methods book to facilitate literacy and academic development in your K-12 classroom? Building on a solid foundation in language acquisition and learning theory, this book will show you how to examine your own practice and design lessons that consider the individual needs of English language learners and accelerate their achievement. This book is designed to help your students develop proficiency in both everyday and academic English while developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. It also serves as a great guide for promoting high-level, high-quality, and high-expectation instruction with respect to language, literacy development, and academic achievement for all of your students.

 

FEATURES:

  • Constructed from a strong research base, each chapter highlights specific research topics to provide you with practical ideas in applying this research to your own practices.
  • Accessing Prior Knowledge Activities allow you to engage your own background knowledge in visualizing, brainstorming, previewing, reflecting, and observing to help you get the most from each chapter.
  • Spotlight on Instruction features visit classrooms of effective teachers of English language learners providing an authentic context as you learn.
  • Application to Practice case studies build upon one another from chapter to chapter illustrating how to apply this growing wealth of strategies in your own classroom.
  • Teacher Tools in the back of this book provide a collection of reproducibles for use in your classroom,  including planning tools, writing assignments, and self reflection tools.
  • About the Author

    Carol Rothenberg is a staff developer in the area of literacy and English language learners. Providing support and guidance to teachers across content areas and grade levels, she coaches them in planning, assessing, and reflecting on instruction. She has worked with elementary and secondary schools throughout the San Diego Unified School District, training teachers and administrators on effective programs and instruction for English language learners. An experienced classroom teacher, Carol has taught bilingual special education, Spanish, and English to migrant workers. She currently teaches classes for new teachers on effective instruction of English language learners.

    Table of Contents

    Teaching English Language Learners:

    A Differentiated Approach To Language Development

     

    Chapter 1: Where Do We Begin?

    • Focus Questions
    • Accessing Prior Knowledge: Learning In Another Language
    • What Is The Need?
    • Teacher Expectations
    • The Zone Of Proximal Development
    • Conditions Of Learning
    • Effective Strategies For Teaching English Language Learners: ELD And SDAIE
    • Sheltered Instruction Or Specially Designed Academic Instruction In English?
    • ESL, ESOL Or ELD?

    ·        Bilingual Education And Achievement In English

    • Application To Practice

     

    Chapter 2: Background Knowledge For Teaching English Language Learners

     

    • Focus Questions
    • Accessing Prior Knowledge: Acquiring A Second Language
    • Four Principles Of Language Acquisition
    • Communicative Competence
    • Grammatical Competence
    • Sociolinguistic Competence
    • Discourse Competence
    • Strategic Competence
    • The Four Principles Of Language Acquisition Applied
    • Principle 1: Comprehensible Input
    • Principle 2: Contextualized Instruction
    • Principle 3: Low Anxiety Environment
    • Principle 4: Meaningful Engagement
    • Additional Factors That Influence Language Learning
    • Application To Practice

     

    Chapter 3: Purposeful Instruction Planning: Begin With The End In Mind

     

    • Focus Questions
    • Accessing Prior Knowledge: Previewing Texts
    • Planning Instruction That Matters
    • Traditional Planning: A View From Carol’s Classroom
    • The Role Of Standards
    • Understanding By Design
    • Language Objectives
    • Social Objectives
    • Universal Design
    • Components Of Universal Design And Access In Education
    • Daily Lesson Planning
    • Framework For Teaching English Language Learners
    • Application To Practice

     

    Chapter 4: Using Assessments To Guide Instruction

    • Focus Questions
    • Accessing Prior Knowledge: IQ Test
    • Testing And Assessment — Why?
    • Student Oral Language Observation Matrix (SOLOM)
    • Sample Assessments Of Reading And Writing
    • Interactive Writing Charts
    • Running Records
    • KWL Charts And Response Logs
    • Teacher Created Tests
    • Using Writing Samples
    • Implementing An Assessment System
    • Good Ideas About Assessments
    • Application To Practice

      Chapter 5:  Oral

    Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780131704398
    Author:
    Rothenberg, Carol
    Publisher:
    Pearson
    Author:
    Fisher, Douglas
    Author:
    Fisher, Doug
    Subject:
    Study and teaching
    Subject:
    English language
    Subject:
    Study & Teaching
    Subject:
    Linguistics
    Subject:
    English language -- Study and teaching.
    Subject:
    Linguistics - General
    Subject:
    Education-Writing
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Publication Date:
    October 2006
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Grade Level:
    College/higher education:
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    312
    Dimensions:
    9 x 7.4 x 0.7 in 431 gr

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    Are you looking for a methods book to facilitate literacy and academic development in your K-12 classroom? Building on a solid foundation in language acquisition and learning theory, this book will show you how to examine your own practice and design lessons that consider the individual needs of English language learners and accelerate their achievement. This book is designed to help your students develop proficiency in both everyday and academic English while developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. It also serves as a great guide for promoting high-level, high-quality, and high-expectation instruction with respect to language, literacy development, and academic achievement for all of your students.

     

    FEATURES:

  • Constructed from a strong research base, each chapter highlights specific research topics to provide you with practical ideas in applying this research to your own practices.
  • Accessing Prior Knowledge Activities allow you to engage your own background knowledge in visualizing, brainstorming, previewing, reflecting, and observing to help you get the most from each chapter.
  • Spotlight on Instruction features visit classrooms of effective teachers of English language learners providing an authentic context as you learn.
  • Application to Practice case studies build upon one another from chapter to chapter illustrating how to apply this growing wealth of strategies in your own classroom.
  • Teacher Tools in the back of this book provide a collection of reproducibles for use in your classroom,  including planning tools, writing assignments, and self reflection tools.
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