The literacy gaps : bridge-building strategies for English language learners and standard English learners
This comprehensive, research-based guide helps teachers bridge multiple gaps and promote learning for English language learners (ELLs) and standard English learners (SELs). The authors provide strategies, examples, and tools to address:
- The gap between students and texts: covering word recognition, background knowledge, comprehension, and academic language development
- The gap between students and teachers: including sociocultural differences between teachers and students and teacher perceptions and expectations
- The gap between students and their peers: discussing language proficiency differences, grouping strategies, and grade-level and schoolwide programs
Literacy programs; ELL;
Language and Literacy Education
Hetzel, June (2009). The literacy gaps : bridge-building strategies for English language learners and standard English learners. Thousand Oaks: Corwin.