Esl (ell) Literacy Instruction: A Guidebook To Theory And Practice by Lee GundersonEsl (ell) Literacy Instruction: A Guidebook To Theory And Practice by Lee Gunderson

Esl (ell) Literacy Instruction: A Guidebook To Theory And Practice

byLee Gunderson, Reginald D'silva, Dennis Murphy Odo

Paperback | June 8, 2013

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ESL (ELL) Literacy Instruction provides both ESL and mainstream teachers with the background and expertise necessary to plan and implement reading programs that match the particular needs and abilities of their students. Comprehensive and research-based, it applies current ESL and reading research and theory to practice. Designed for use by pre-service and in-service teachers at all levels from kindergarten to adult learners, it explains different models of literacy instruction from systematic phonics to whole language instruction and includes specific teaching methods within each model.  Multicultural issues are addressed. 

Instructional matrices that account for the wide variations in ESL (ELL) student backgrounds and abilities form the pedagogical basis of the approach described in the text. The matrices, based on extensive research, involve two easily measured variables that predict what programs and approaches will be comprehensible for learners who vary in age, literacy background, English ability, and program needs. Readers are encouraged to develop their own teaching strategies within their own instructional models.

Lee Gundersonis Professor of Language and Literacy Education at the University of British Columbia, Canada.Dennis Murphy Odoteaches in the  Department of Language and Literacy Education, University of British Columbia, Canada.Reginold Arthur D'Silvateaches in the Department of Language, Literature and Performing Arts  ' Douglas College...
Title:Esl (ell) Literacy Instruction: A Guidebook To Theory And PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:June 8, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415826179

ISBN - 13:9780415826174

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Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Chapter 1: A Brief History of Reading Instruction 
Chapter 2: Language Proficiency and Literacy Background 
Chapter 3: ESL (ELL) Assessment 
Chapter Four: Language and Culture as Literacy Variables 
Chapter Five: Teaching Young ESL (ELL) Students to Read 
Chapter Six: Teaching Older ESL/ELL/EFL Students to Read 
Chapter Seven: Teaching Academic Reading 
Chapter Eight: Technology, ESL and Literacy Instruction 
Chapter Nine: ESL Literacy Instruction: Concerns, Conjectures & Conclusions