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120 Content Strategies for English Language Learners: Teaching for Academic Success in Secondary School, 2nd edition

  • Jodi Reiss

Published by Pearson (December 27th 2010) - Copyright © 2012

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120 Content Strategies for English Language Learners: Teaching for Academic Success in Secondary School (Subscription)

ISBN-13: 9780133000863

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Table of contents

Contents

 

Foreword: Ten Questions

Preface    

 

Part I   Perspectives for Classroom Practice: Theory and Culture

Chapter 1 Theoretical Considerations  

Why Content Teachers Can Help  

How Content Teachers Can Help  

Theoretical Foundations  

Cummins: Differentiation of Social and Academic Language  

Krashen: The Affective Filter  

Krashen: The Comprehensible Input Hypothesis  

Vygotsky: Zone of Proximal Development  

Swain: Meaningful Output  

Brown: Principles of Language Teaching and Learning  

Bloom: Taxonomy  

Applying the Theories and Principles  

Theory to Application: Twelve Guidelines for Practice  

Questions for Discussion  

References and Resources  

 

Chapter 2 Culture and Content Instruction  

Culture and the Process of Content Instruction  

Class Work Patterns  

Instructional Patterns  

Questioning Patterns  

Expressing Opinions

Response Time Patterns  

Attention Patterns  

Feedback Patterns  

Patterns of Address  

A Shift in Perception  

Cultural Behaviors Change Slowly  

Culture and the Product of Content Learning  

Special Considerations for Teachers of Math  

Special Considerations for Teachers of Science  

Special Considerations for Teachers of Social Studies  

Special Considerations for Teachers of Language Arts, Reading, and Literature  

Questions for Discussion  

References and Resources  

 

Part II Strategies for Classroom Practice: Instruction

Chapter 3 Meeting State Objectives and Standards: Making Good Choices  

Standards for English Language Learners  

The Dilemma of Standards  

Selecting Standards, Topics, and Objectives  

The Objective: Analyze Standards, Topics, and Objectives to Make Sound Choices  

In Summary: Selecting Standards, Topics, and Objectives  

Questions for Discussion  

References and Resources  

 

Chapter 4 Learning Strategies for English Language Learners  

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