Teaching Learners of English in Mainstream Classrooms (K-8)

Teaching Learners of English in Mainstream Classrooms (K-8)

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Teaching Learners of English in Mainstream Classrooms is a unique resource designed to help K-8 classroom teachers integrate language learning into the content curriculum. This book helps teachers teach their grade level curriculum even though they may have English language learners in their classrooms. By using the strategies provided, teachers can promote content achievement for all of their students. Specificially written for content teachers, Linda New Levine and Mary Lou McCloskey's clear and friendly writing style emphasizes practical application of known second language learning principles. The authors offer classroom teachers practical strategies and tools to integrate content and language learning, accelerating the academic achievement of their students. Techniques for developing reading writing and speaking skills in the content areas are also emphasized.Gabriela Kallal teaches eighth grade language arts in a multicultural, multilingual class room that includes five learners ... One day in October, her students are studying a unit on character and point of view, reading two selections about Haniet ... each time for a different purpose: first time, listen for specific information; second time, list challenging terms; and third time, ... A basic premise of the organizing tools discussed in this chapter (CALLA, sheltered instruction, cooperative leaming, anbsp;...

Title:Teaching Learners of English in Mainstream Classrooms (K-8)
Author:Linda New Levine, Mary Lou McCloskey
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2008-07-01


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