Effective Instruction for English Language Learners

Supporting Text-Based Comprehension and Communication Skills

Julie Jacobson, Kelly Johnson, and Diane Lapp

A Paperback Original
A Paperback Original
April 27, 2011
ISBN 9781609182526
Price: $32.00
190 Pages
Size: 8" x 10½"

This teacher-friendly guide is packed with motivating lessons designed to improve the content learning and literacy skills of English language learners (ELLs) in K-8. Offering research-supported strategies that teachers can implement immediately, the book explains how to use content-area texts to support ELLs' growth in five crucial areas: comprehension, pronunciation, fluency, vocabulary, and grammar.

This hands-on volume is:
  • Unique: Demonstrates how to build ELLs' literacy skills and content knowledge simultaneously.
  • Effective: Research-supported strategies align with both TESOL and Common Core Standards.
  • Practical: More than two dozen worksheets for classroom use are presented in a large, easy-to-reproduce format.

This title is part of the Teaching Practices That Work Series, edited by Diane Lapp and Douglas Fisher.