The literacy gaps : bridge-building strategies for English language learners and standard English learners

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The literacy gaps : bridge-building strategies for English language learners and standard English learners

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Description

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

ISBN

978-1412975216

Publication Date

8-11-2009

Document Type

Book

Publisher

Corwin

City

Thousand Oaks

Keywords

Literacy programs; ELL;

Disciplines

Language and Literacy Education

The literacy gaps : bridge-building strategies for English language learners and standard English learners

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