50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners

50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners, 6th edition

  • Adrienne L. Herrell, 
  • Michael L. Jordan

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50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners offers practical strategies for teaching English as a second language to different grade levels and across content areas.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136616252

Subject: Teaching English Learners

Category: ESOL Methods

Table of contents

1. Predictable Routines and Signals: Reducing Anxiety
2. Total Physical Response and Total Physical Response Storytelling (TPR and TPRS): Integrating Movement into Language Acquisition
3. Modeled Talk: Demonstrating as You Talk 
4. Visual Scaffolding: Providing Language Support through Visual Images
5. Realia Strategies: Connecting Language Acquisition to the Real World 
6. Vocabulary Role-Play: Building Vocabulary through Dramatization 
7. Collecting and Processing Words: Making Vocabulary Your Own 
8. Manipulatives Strategies: Using Objects to Connect Concepts 
9. Choosing Technology Based on Student Needs: Advancing Progress in English Language and Content Learning
10. Moving into Reading: Using Multiple Strategies to Foster Comprehension 
11. Close Reading: Engaging with Text to Improve Reading Comprehension 
12. Repeated Reading: Using Script Writing and Reader's Theater 
13. Scaffolding English Writing: Matching Instruction to Language Development 
14. Reporting Back: Verbal Practice in Curriculum Connections 
15. Leveled Questions: Adjusting Questioning Strategies to the Language Levels of Students 
16. Bilingual Books and Labels: Supporting Biliteracy Awareness 
17. Sorting Activities: Organizing Information into Categories 
18. Cloze: Using Context to Create Meaning 
19. Verb Action: Teaching Irregular Verbs through Experience 
20. Syntax Surgery: Visually Manipulating English Grammar 
21. Checking for Understanding: Using Questioning Strategies to Differentiate Instruction 
22. Learning Centers: Extending Learning through Hands-On Practice 
23. Communication Games: Creating Opportunities for Verbal Interaction 
24. Cognate Strategies: Using the Home Language to Support English Acquisition 
25. RTI for English Language Learners: Documenting and Monitoring Student Progress and the Effectiveness of Intervention 
26. Preview/Review: Building Vocabulary and Concepts to Support Understanding 
27. Story Reenactment: Making Stories Come to Life! 
28. Repetition and Innovation: Exploring a Book to Deepen Comprehension 
29. Language Focus Lessons: Supporting English Vocabulary and Structure Acquisition 
30. Graphic Organizers: Visually Representing Ideas, Text, and Connections 
31. Advance Organizers: Getting the Mind in Gear for Instruction 
32. Guided Reading: Providing Individual Support within a Group Setting 
33. Cohesion Links: Understanding the Glue That Holds Paragraphs Together 
34. Language Framework Planning: Supporting Academic Language and Content Acquisition 
35. Free Voluntary Reading: Nothing Helps Reading Like Reading 
36. Culture Studies: Learning Research Skills and Valuing Home Cultures in One Project 
37. Microselection: Finding Key Words and Main Ideas 
38. Read, Pair, Share: Working with a Partner to Negotiate Meaning 
39. Attribute Charting: Organizing Information to Support Understanding 
40. Integrated Curriculum Projects: Using Authentic Projects to Integrate Content Knowledge 
41. KWL and Data Charts: Researching and Organizing Information 
42. Collaborative Reading: What to Do When They Can't Read the Textbook 
43. Cooperative Learning: Group Interactions to Accomplish Goals 
44. Learning Strategy Instruction: Acquiring Self-Help Skills 
45. Multiple Intelligences Strategies: Teaching and Testing to Student-Preferred Learning Modes 
46. Multimedia Presentations: Oral Reports for the New Millennium 
47. Small Groups and Partners: Interactions to Enhance Instruction 
48. GIST: Exploring Tough Text 
49. Tutorials: Closing the Achievement Gap 
50. Combining and Scheduling Strategies: Supporting Learning through Differentiation

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