The ExCELL showed significant results for all students in participating classrooms, not just ELLsCan be used with all mainstream and bilingual teachers in grades 6-12Helps ELLs learn and use content-specific vocabulary and technical terms

Bridging Vocabulary and Reading

4 Bridging vocabulary and reading

Conclusion 8-4: Literacy engagement is critical during the middle school grades. During these grades, students are required to read and learn from advanced and complex grade level texts. For ELs, this problem is acute because instructional support for long-term English learners tends to emphasize skills instead of dealing with the barriers to their motivation to learn, engagement in the classroom, and literacy engagement.

—National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS, 2017)

Why All Middle and High School Teachers Are Reading Teachers

The first edition of our book Teaching Reading to English Language Learners, Grades 6–12: A Framework for Improving Achievement in the Content Areas described what we had learned up until then from being embedded in ...

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