Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners Pre-K-2 by Diane M. BaroneLiteracy Instruction for English Language Learners Pre-K-2 by Diane M. Barone

Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners Pre-K-2

byDiane M. Barone, Shelley Hong Xu

Paperback | October 25, 2007

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Summarizing current research and weaving it into practical instructional strategies that teachers can immediately use with young English language learners (ELLs), this book addresses a major priority for today's primary-grade classrooms. All aspects of effective instruction for ELLs are explored: oral language development and instruction, materials, word study, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, and home-school connections. Assessment is discussed throughout, and is also covered in a separate chapter. The volume is packed with realistic examples, lesson planning ideas, book lists, online resources, and reproducibles. Discussion and reflection questions enhance its utility as a professional development tool or course text.

Diane M. Barone, EdD, is Professor of Literacy at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she teaches courses in literacy and qualitative research methods and conducts research on young children's literacy development and instruction in high-poverty schools. She has directed two longitudinal studies of literacy development: a 4-year stud...
Title:Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners Pre-K-2Format:PaperbackDimensions:278 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:October 25, 2007Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1593856024

ISBN - 13:9781593856021

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Table of Contents

1. Creating Classrooms to Engage Learners

2. Working with Families

3. Assessment

4. Oral Language Development and Instruction

5. Encouraging All Students to Become Writers

6. Instructional Materials Supportive of Student Learning

7. Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary

8. Engaging English Language Learners in the Comprehension Process

9. Visits to Classrooms and Schools