Ideal as a supplementary text for a variety of courses and as a guide for in-service teachers and for professional development settings, Teaching English Language Learners: 43 Strategies for Successful K–8 Classrooms provides teachers of all content areas with a broad, practical approach to teaching English language learners in the regular classroom setting.

Strategies for Developing Academic Language
Strategies for developing academic language

The students in my classroom are so diverse. Some of them are above grade level and need to be challenged, others are trying to catch up. ELLs in my room are struggling to learn English and the subject area, and there is so much content to cover … so much for them to learn. How do I possibly find time to build oral language?

—Middle School Teacher

ELLs in U.S. schools acquire social oral language within a year or two. Once they are socially proficient and can make themselves understood, many ELLs reach a plateau, and do not continue to develop the academic language necessary for success in school. Yet it is oral academic language that is linked ...

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