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50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners, 5th edition

  • Adrienne L. Herrell
  • Michael L. Jordan

Published by Pearson (January 16th 2015) - Copyright © 2016

5th edition

50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners (All Inclusive)

ISBN-13: 9780134248554

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Table of contents


Theoretical Overview

Introduction to the Strategies


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 Word Knowledge through Dramatization

7 Collecting and Processing Words: Making Vocabulary Your Own

8 Manipulatives Strategies: Using Objects to Connect Concepts

9 Read-Aloud Plus: Using Strategies to Support Comprehension

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 Theatre

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 (RTI)

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: Support 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

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