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Literacy development with English learners : research-based instruction in grades K-6

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Helman,Lori

Source:

Solving problems in the teaching of literacy, Guilford Press, New York, p.271 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb PE1128 .A2 L532 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8504790

Keywords:

English language--Study and teaching (Elementary)--United States--Foreign speakers, Multiculturalism--United States, Second language acquisition--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Factors influencing second-language literacy development: a roadmap for teachers -- Culturally responsive instruction : application to multiethnic, multilingual classrooms -- Explicit language instruction : a key to constructing meaning -- Making informed decisions about the language and literacy assessment of English language learners -- The literacy development of English learners : what do we know about each student's literacy development? -- Emergent literacy : planting seeds for accomplished reading and writing -- Opening doors to texts : planning effective phonics instruction with English learners -- English language learners and fluency development : more than speed and accuracy -- The case of Ying : the members of a teacher study group learn about fostering the reading comprehension of English learners -- Spelling-meaning relationships among languages : exploring cognates and their possibilities -- Examining teacher dispositions toward linguistically and culturally diverse students -- Effective instructional practices for English learners -- Literacy development with English learners : concluding thoughts.