Literacy development with English learners : research-based instruction in grades K-6
Source:Solving problems in the teaching of literacy, Guilford Press, New York, p.271 (2009)
Call Number:Cubb PE1128 .A2 L532 2009
Keywords:English language--Study and teaching (Elementary)--United States--Foreign speakers, Multiculturalism--United States, Second language acquisition--United States
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.