Literacy Instruction in Multilingual Classrooms: Engaging English Langauge Learners in Elementary School

Literacy Instruction in Multilingual Classrooms: Engaging English Langauge Learners in Elementary School

By: Lori Helman (author)Paperback

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Description

This hands-on guide shows elementary school teachers how to create multilingual classroom communities that support every learner's success in reading, writing, and general literacy development. The author provides a practical overview of key ideas and techniques and describes specific literacy activities that lead to vocabulary and oral English proficiency. Instructional chapters will help teachers create a language-rich classroom environment, scaffold reading and writing tasks to match students needs, and use students language backgrounds as a bridge to literacy learning in English. As with all titles in The Practitioner s Bookshelf Series, this resource includes many user-friendly features such as bulleted summaries and checklists as well as photographs of linguistically diverse classrooms modelling the types of instructional interactions described in the book.

About Author

Lori Helman, Ph.D., is associate professor at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and co-director of the Minnesota Center for Reading Research.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780807753361
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780807753361
  • ISBN10: 080775336X

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