From Ideas to Words: Writing Strategies for English Language Learners

From Ideas to Words: Writing Strategies for English

"Through strong teaching, multilingual students can expand their range of literacy practices, and we, their teachers, can also grow and change as we get to know students as individuals with talents, strengths, interests, and concerns." -Tasha Tropp Laman Tasha Tropp Laman helps classroom teachers, ELL specialists, administrators, and literacy coaches become confident in their ability to support English language learners' growth as writers. Her book, From Ideas to Words, provides insight and practical tips for getting ELL students writing, even if they are at the very beginning stages of English language acquisition. Each chapter is stocked with specific tools and strategies that help writing instruction meet the needs of ELL writers; illustrated classroom vignettes, samples of children's writing, student observations, and planning notes based on the information in that chapter. In addition to the theories and research behind working with ELLs, Tasha offers her experience and advice on: creating a classroom environment that supports ELL writers building a community that promotes risk-taking and values different experiences creating whole-group minilessons that meet the needs of emerging and fluent ELLs scaffolding independent practice for a wide variety of ELLs scaffolding writ...

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Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning, Second Edition: Teaching English Language Learners in the Mainstream Classroom

Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning, Second Edition: Teaching English

The bestselling Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning helped tens of thousands of mainstream elementary teachers ensure that their English language learners became full members of the school community with the language and content skills they needed for success. In the highly anticipated Second Edition, Pauline Gibbons updates her classic text with a multitude of practical ideas for the classroom, supported by the latest research in the field of ELL/ESL. With clear directions and classroom tested strategies for supporting students' academic progress, Gibbons shows how the teaching of language can be integrated seamlessly with the teaching of content, and how academic achievement can be boosted without sacrificing our own vision of education to the dictates of knee-jerk accountability. Rich examples of classroom discourse illustrate exactly how the scaffolding process works, while activities to facilitate conversation and higher-level thinking put the latest research on second language learning into action.

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Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking (ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series)

Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic

Teaching English to Second Language Learners in Academic Contexts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking provides the fundamental knowledge that ESL and EFL teachers need to teach the four language skills. This foundational text, written by internationally renowned experts in the field, explains why skills-based teaching is at the heart of effective instruction in English for academic purposes (EAP) contexts. Each of the four main sections of the book helps readers understand how each skill―reading, writing, listening, and speaking―works and explains what research has to say about successful skill performance. Pedagogically focused chapters apply this information to principles for EAP curriculum design and to instructional activities and tasks adaptable in a wide range of language-learning contexts. Options for assessment and the role of digital technologies are considered for each skill, and essential information on integrated-skill instruction is provided. Moving from theory to practice, this teacher-friendly text is an essential resource for courses in TESOL programs, for in-service teacher-training seminars, and for practicing EAP teachers who want to upgrade their teaching abilities and knowledge bases.

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Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K-12 English Learners (7th Edition)

Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134403398.   This book is the ideal source for teaching oral language, reading, writing, and the content areas in English to K-12 English learners. In an approach unlike most other books in the field, Reading, Writing, and Learning in ESL looks at contemporary language acquisition theory as it relates to instruction and provides detailed suggestions and methods for motivating, involving, and teaching English language learners. Praised for its strong research base, engaging style, and inclusion of specific teaching ideas, the book offers thorough coverage of oral language, reading, writing, and academic content area instruction in English for K-12 English learners. Thoroughly updated throughout, the new edition includes a new chapter on using the Internet and other digital technologies to engage students and promote learning, many new teaching strategies, new and revised activities, and new writing samples. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos and assessments.   Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning enviro...

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Writing Between Languages: How English Language Learners Make the Transition to Fluency, Grades 4-12

Writing Between Languages: How English Language Learners Make

"Most literacy instruction for ELLs in the United States focuses on grammar, vocabulary, content reading, or speaking and listening. The focus on the surface structure of English may lead to enough English proficiency to compose proper English sentences in correctly formatted papers, but it does not support ELLs as competent writers and thinkers." Danling Fu With Writing Between Languages, Danling Fu provides an effective alternative. She proves that by beginning with the literacy knowledge students bring from their native language and putting writing at the center of the curriculum, we can help them make a smoother transition to English while we support their academic literacy. With Writing Between Languages, you'll learn to understand the crucial and helpful role native literacy plays in building written English fluency assess where English learners-including beginners-are in their development as writers use code-switching and movement between languages to scaffold transitional writing-no matter whether you know a student's home language implement instructional strategies to support development in writing and other literacy and language skills in meaningful contexts. "ELLs should develop their writing ability as well as language skills through writing practice from the begi...

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Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K-12 English Learners (5th Edition)

Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL: A Resource

Praised for its strong research base, engaging style, and inclusion of specific teaching ideas, the Fifth Edition comprehensively examines oral language, vocabulary, writing, reading, and writing/content-based instruction in English for grades K-12 students.    This Fifth Edition of Peregoy & Boyle's best-selling book continues the strengths of the Fourth Edition with its comprehensiveness and accessibility, providing a wealth of practical strategies for promoting literacy and language development in ELLs (K-12). Unlike many books in this field, Reading, Writing and Learning in ESL takes a unique approach by exploring contemporary language acquisition theory (as it relates to instruction) and providing suggestions and methods for motivating ELLs’ English language, literacy and content area learning. The book highlights content-based instruction and features differentiated instruction for English language learners.

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Helping English Learners to Write_Meeting Common Core Standards, Grades 6-12 (Common Core State Standards in Literacy Series)

Helping English Learners to Write_Meeting Common Core Standards,

Using a rich array of research-based practices, this book will help secondary teachers improve the academic writing of English learners. It provides specific teaching strategies, activities, and extended lessons to develop EL students’ narrative, informational, and argumentative writing emphasized in the Common Core State Standards. It also explores the challenges each of these genres poses for ELs and suggests ways to scaffold instruction to help students become confident and competent academic writers. Showcasing the work of exemplary school teachers who have devoted time and expertise to create rich learning environments for the secondary classroom, Helping English Learners to Write includes artifacts and written work produced by students with varying levels of language proficiency as models of what students can accomplish. Each chapter begins with a brief overview and ends with a short summary of the key points.Readers can use this book to: Help ELs meet the writing demands of the Common Core State Standards. Plan and set goals for instruction. Supplement existing English language arts or English language development curricula with teacher-tested strategies, activities, and lessons. Develop a community of learners. Create safe classroom spaces in which students are encourag...

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  • ASIN: 0807756334

Reading, Writing, and Talk: Inclusive Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, K-2 (Language and Literacy Series)

Reading, Writing, and Talk: Inclusive Teaching Strategies for

This book introduces a variety of inclusive strategies for teaching language and literacy in kindergarten through 2nd grade. Readers are invited into classrooms where racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse children’s experiences, unique strengths, and expertise are supported and valued. Chapters focus on oral language, reading, and writing development and include diverse possibilities for culturally relevant and inclusive teaching. Featured teaching strategies foster academic success, cultural competence, and critical consciousness―leading students to read their worlds and question educational and societal inequities. Early childhood teachers will find this book invaluable as they consider effective ways to teach diverse children. The hands-on examples and strategies portrayed will help educators expand their thinking and repertoires regarding what is possible―and needed―in the language and literacy education curriculum. Unique in its focus on equitable, fully inclusive, and culturally relevant language and literacy teaching, this important book will help K–2 teachers (re)think and (re)conceptualize their own practices.Book Features: Showcases culturally relevant and inclusive ways of teaching reading and writing in the early childhood classroom. Uses vivid cl...

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  • ASIN: 0807757578

Six Principles for Teaching English Language Learners in All Classrooms

Six Principles for Teaching English Language Learners in

With examples, checklists, and more, this instructional model helps educators address language development in a regular classroom while supporting ELLs in learning academic content.

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EL Excellence Every Day: The Flip-to Guide for Differentiating Academic Literacy

EL Excellence Every Day: The Flip-to Guide for

Take the Flip-to Book Tour!   You have to see this book to believe this book. And once you use this book it will quickly become your most treasured teaching resource. What exactly is so remarkable? All of the best teaching tools in language and literacy are at your fingertips! Just flip to that strategy you want to learn or that literacy goal you want to reach for a wealth of ready-to-use resources to actively engage learners, build academic language, and strategically support literacy instruction.  Much more than a resource for EL specialists, EL Excellence Every Day is written for every teacher, with a singular focus on improving the ways we all differentiate literacy instruction. Busy teachers especially will appreciate: Over 85 flip-to strategies that help you engage and support all learners 200+ prompts and linguistic scaffolds to facilitate academic conversations connected to specific literacy goals Lesson-ready resources for essential literacy goals: anticipate before reading, read to understand, read to analyze and infer, and write with text evidence Formative assessment tasks and if/then charts for personalizing teaching to every student Differentiation guides that demonstrate how to adjust supports across EL proficiency levels Intuitive, color-coded design s...

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  • ASIN: 1506377874

The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7, and 8: 125+ Simple Exercises to Improve Grammar, Punctuation, and Word Usage

The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7,

Teach and reinforce grammatical skills with over 125 simple exercises in The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7, and 8.Grammar is an essential part of the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade curriculum. With The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7, and 8 students will build a strong foundation for understanding the concepts of grammar and using them effectively when reading, writing, or speaking.The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7, and 8 offers students the flexibility to learn at their own pace while providing the structure they need to successfully retain essential grammar rules, such as parts of speech, sentence structure, phrases and clauses, active and passive voice, mood, punctuation, writing style, and more.Inside the pages of The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7, and 8 you’ll find:Lessons that move from basic concepts to more difficult ones allowing students to build their knowledge as they goConsistent review sections that reinforce learning and skill retention after every three lessonsEngaging quizzes and separate answer keys to prepare students for real-world grammar usageWith its clear organization, single-page lessons, and full-color design, The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7, and 8 is the ideal companion for teaching the fundamen...

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Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: Differentiating Literacies

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners: Differentiating

Guiding teachers on how to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students, celebrated authors, Socorro Herrera, Della Perez and Kathy Escamilla stress that meaning and relevance must be at the basis for all instructional activities and strategies in order to effectively develop oral and written language. In their newest book, the authors blend theory and practice that provides grade level and ESL teachers with the tools they need to differentiate literacy instruction for all students.

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ESL Classroom Activities for Teens and Adults: ESL games, fluency activities and grammar drills for EFL and ESL students.

ESL Classroom Activities for Teens and Adults: ESL

Make your ESL teaching a complete success & FREE BONUSNow you can make teaching and learning English fun again.  Stop spending so much time preparing lessons !  Enjoy what you do best, being in the classroom.  Your free time is your own time, save your energy for the students. Now you can have a classroom full of attentive and excited students using ESL Classroom Games and Activities for Teens and Adults. After years of teaching and ten years of writing, Shelley Ann Vernon has prepared a fun-filled book of classroom activities for ESL teachers.  Pump some energy into your classroom and get your students talking, even the shy ones. ESL Classroom Activities for Teens and Adults is a great resource for schools.  Schedules are jam-packed but with this book teachers won't need to plan their next lesson during lunch.  It's also great for new teachers who are nervous or overwhelmed. Each classroom is unique and this book is full of variants to cater for your group sizes and levels of English. Shelley has taught all levels of English.  She also draws on the experience of many other teachers who have contributed to the book.  This updated edition is a rich and varied selection of activities to make your classroom dynamic and fun.Learn how to:Make learning funMake your students...

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Reading, Writing, and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K-12 English Learners (6th Edition) (Pearson Resources for Teaching English Learners)

Reading, Writing, and Learning in ESL: A Resource

In this comprehensive, accessible guide, pre- and in-service K-12 teachers get a firm understanding of the essential topics of first and second language acquisition along with teaching and assessment strategies for oral language development, vocabulary, writing, reading, and reading and writing across the curriculum. With its strong research base, engaging style, and helpful descriptions of specific teaching strategies, Reading , Writing, and Learning in ESL, 6e explains how contemporary language acquisition theory informs instruction, while providing suggestions and methods for motivating ELs’ English language, literacy and content learning. New material in this Sixth Edition includes an in-depth discussion of academic language; an exploration of the demands of Internet reading compared to traditional text reading; a presentation of Response to Intervention (RTI) as applied to ELs; and a wealth of Internet resources throughout the book.

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  • ASIN: 0132685159

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation: An

A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects the latest updates to English usage and grammar and features a fully revised two-color design and lay-flat binding for easy photocopying. Clear and concise, easy-to-follow, offering "just the facts" Fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar and usage along with new quizzes Ideal for students from seventh grade through adulthood in the US and abroad For anyone who wants to understand the major rules and subtle guidelines of English grammar and usage, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation offers comprehensive, straightforward instruction.

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  • UPC: 001118785568

Spectrum Paperback Writing Book, Grade 8, Ages 13-14

Spectrum Paperback Writing Book, Grade 8, Ages

Spectrum Paperback Writing Book for grade 8 comprises of 144 pages and guides students as they write for a variety of purposes like writing to tell a story, writing to provide information and writing to state an opinion. It helps students through each step of the writing process as they write paragraphs, personal narratives, fiction stories, descriptive comparisons, outlines, research reports, persuasive arguments and more. This book with engaging, open-ended writing projects makes it an essential resource for school success. It makes use of step-by-step instructions to plan, draft, revise, proofread and share writing. Writing book supports your students' learning achievement and success. Writer's Handbook helps reinforce grammar as well as language skills and includes a complete answer key. Lessons support current state standards.

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  • ASIN: 1483812030

Patterns of Power: Inviting Young Writers into the Conventions of Language, Grades 1-5

Patterns of Power: Inviting Young Writers into the

Jeff Anderson and literacy coach Whitney La Rocca take you into primary and intermediate classrooms where students are curious about language, engage with the world around them, and notice and experiment with the conventions all writers use. Instead of chanting grammar rules or completing countless convention worksheets, we invite young writers to explore conventions as special effects devices that activate meaning. Our students study authentic texts and come to recognize these “patterns of power”—the essential grammar conventions that readers and writers require to make meaning. The first part of the book introduces a vibrant approach to grammar instruction and sets up what you need to immerse yourself in the Patterns of Power process, inviting students to experiment and play with language. The second part of the book offers over seventy practical, ready-to-use lessons, including:Extensive support materialsOver 100 mentor sentences, curated for grades 1–5Student work samplesTips and power notes to facilitate your own knowledge and learningExamples for applicationIn Patterns of Power Jeff and Whitney suggest that taking just five minutes from your reading workshop and five minutes from your writing workshop to focus on how the conventions connect reading and writing will ...

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ESL Intermediate/Advanced Grammar (English as a Second Language Series)

ESL Intermediate/Advanced Grammar (English as a Second Language

Designed for intermediate and advanced high school- and college-level non-native speakers of English who need to improve their ESL (English as a Second Language) grammar skills. ESL Intermediate/Advanced Grammar provides students with simple explanations of grammar, skill-building exercises, detailed answer keys, and test-taking techniques. It's the perfect companion for classroom use or self-guided studies in ESL.DETAILS- Grammar-oriented exercises with simple explanations that allow students to master concepts through extensive practice- Test-taking techniques featuring strategies for success on ESL tests- Comprehensive Glossary- Superb preparation for students taking the TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language)

  • ASIN: 0738601012

ESL Intermediate/Advanced Writing (English as a Second Language Series)

ESL Intermediate/Advanced Writing (English as a Second Language

Master ESL (English as a Second Language) Writing with the study guide designed for non-native speakers of English. Skill-building lessons relevant to today's topics help ESL students write complete sentences, paragraphs, and even multi-paragraph essays. It's perfect for classroom use or self-guided writing preparation.DETAILS- Intermediate drills for improving skills with parallel structure, mood, correct shifting errors & dangling participles- Advanced essay drills focusing on narrative, descriptive, process, reaction, comparison and contrast- Superb preparation for students taking the TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language)

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Words Their Way with English Learners: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling (2nd Edition) (Words Their Way Series)

Words Their Way with English Learners: Word Study

 See a walk through of the second edition here. --------------------  Words Their Way ® with English Learners, 2/e is the most complete resource available for teachers to use as they facilitate research-based word study in classrooms with students from varying language backgrounds. Included in this new edition are chapter by chapter examples of students’ work, hands-on sample learning activities, illustrative graphics and tables to support the text, a variety of word study activities, a concise outline of a research-based model of literacy development, references to multilingual language-learning materials and websites, and more.   The book is modeled after the widely popular word study approach, Words Their Way ® , and is designed primarily to support teachers working with students from a wide range of home languages as they learn to read and write in English.     What's New to This Edition? NEW! An extensive media component, PD Toolkit for Words Their Way ® with English Learners features: Tools for teaching, including: assessment application tool featuring user-friendly navigation instructional strategies create-your-own word sorts tool hundreds of additional word sorts, games and templates foreign language spelling assessments for Chin...

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Writing Lessons : How to Teach Writing Skills to ESL Students

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To teach writing skills to ESL students, incorporate writing into everyday tasks, giving writing practice a function, have students keep a notebook of ideas in English and use writer's workshops. Make writing more approachable to ESL students with help from a writing instructor in this free video...

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Writing Strategies for ESL Students

Teaching Writing English Language Learners

In this presentation, we will be discussing the four domains of language.

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Enid Martinez - Teaching English Language Learners

Teaching Writing English Language Learners

Enid is a literacy consultant working with educators across the nation and the world to strengthen reading and writing instruction. Enid was a Senior Staff Developer for more than 10 years at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project where she led much of the primary work in Word Study and...

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6 great writing activities for young learners of ESL

Teaching Writing English Language Learners

6 great writing activities for young learners of ESL.

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Teaching Reading and Writing to English Language Learners

Teaching Writing English Language Learners

A review of the research on teaching English reading and writing to English Language Learners

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