The ESL/ELL Teacher's Book of Lists by Jacqueline E. KressThe ESL/ELL Teacher's Book of Lists by Jacqueline E. Kress

The ESL/ELL Teacher's Book of Lists

byJacqueline E. Kress

Paperback | October 13, 2008

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Everything educators need to know to enhance learning for ESL students

This unique teacher time-saver includes scores of helpful, practical lists that may be reproduced for classroom use or referred to in the development of instructional materials and lessons. The material contained in this book helps K-12 teachers reinforce and enhance the learning of grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and writing skills in ESL students of all ability levels. For easy use and quick access, the lists are printed in a format that can be photocopied as many times as required. A complete, thoroughly updated glossary at the end provides an indispensable guide to the specialized language of ESL instruction.

Jacqueline E. Kress, Ed.D., is dean and professor of education at Georgian Court University where she works with college and school faculty to prepare classroom teachers, ESL teachers, reading specialists, special educators, school counselors and administrators. She is coauthor of the bestselling book The Reading Teacher's Book of List...
Title:The ESL/ELL Teacher's Book of ListsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 10.9 × 8.55 × 0.82 inPublished:October 13, 2008Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0470222670

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Table of Contents

About This Book.

The Author.



List 1.1. Tips for Teaching ESL/ELLs.

List 1.2. Teaching Taxonomy for Beginning ELL.

List 1.3. One Hundred Ways to Praise.

List 1.4. Meeting and Greeting.

List 1.5. Realia and Manipulatives.

List 1.6. Predictable School Routines.

List 1.7. Active Response Activities.

List 1.8. Active Response Cards.

List 1.9. Class and School Vocabulary.

List 1.10. ESL/ELL Students’ Language Background.


List 2.1. Five Hundred Most Frequently Used English Words.

List 2.2. Fluency Practice for Most Frequently Used Words.

List 2.3. Calendar Words.

List 2.4. Number Words.

List 2.5. Weather Words.

List 2.6. Color Words.

List 2.7. Time Words.

List 2.8. Health Words.

List 2.9. Family and Relationship Words.

List 2.10. Money Words.

List 2.11. Practice Checks.

List 2.12. Safety Words.

List 2.13. Transportation and Travel Words.

List 2.14. Traffic Signs.

List 2.15. Application and Form Words.


List 3.1. Speech Sound Production.

List 3.2. Consonant Production Chart.

List 3.3. Vowel Production Chart.

List 3.4. English Sounds Not Used in Other Languages.

List 3.5. Problem English Sounds for ESL/ELL Students.

List 3.6. Problem English Contrasts for ESL/ELL Students.

List 3.7. Practice for Phonemes in the Initial Position.

List 3.8. Practice for Phonemes in the Medial Position.

List 3.9. Practice for Phonemes in the Final Position.

List 3.10. Practice for Beginning and End Clusters.

List 3.11. Practice for Problem Sounds and Contrasts.

List 3.12. Phonetic Alphabet and English Spellings.

List 3.13. Dictionary Pronunciation Guides.

List 3.14. Stress and Intonation Patterns in Words.

List 3.15. Stress and Intonation Patterns in Sentences.

List 3.16. Tongue Twisters.


List 4.1. Synonyms.

List 4.2. Antonyms.

List 4.3. American Idioms.

List 4.4. English/Spanish Cognates.

List 4.5. English/French Cognates.

List 4.6. English/German Cognates.

List 4.7. Collocations.

List 4.8. Nonreversible Pairs.

List 4.9. Phrasal Verbs-Separable.

List 4.10. Phrasal Verbs-Inseparable.

List 4.11. Words with Multiple Meanings.

List 4.12. Homophones.

List 4.13. Homographs and Heteronyms.


List 5.1. Basic Sentence Patterns.

List 5.2. Question and Answer Sentence Patterns.

List 5.3 Negative Sentence Patterns.

List 5.4. Active/Passive Sentence Patterns.

List 5.5. The Parts of Speech.

List 5.6. Verbs.

List 5.7. Verb Conjugation.

List 5.8. Sentence Patterns Using To Be.

List 5.9. Subject-Verb Agreement.

List 5.10. Time Agreement.

List 5.11. Irregular Verb Forms.

List 5.12. Contractions.

List 5.13. Plurals.

List 5.14. Pronouns.

List 5.15. Possessive Forms.

List 5.16. Adjectives.

List 5.17. Adverbs and Adverbial Phrases.

List 5.18. Articles.

List 5.19. Conjunctions.

List 5.20. Prepositions.

List 5.21. Capitalization.

List 5.22. Punctuation.

List 5.23. Common Grammatical Errors.

List 5.24. Spelling Rules.


List 6.1. Mathematics Vocabulary-Basic.

List 6.2. Mathematics Vocabulary-Intermediate.

List 6.3. Social Studies Vocabulary-Basic.

List 6.4. Social Studies Vocabulary-Intermediate.

List 6.5. Geography Vocabulary-Basic.

List 6.6. Geography Vocabulary-Intermediate.

List 6.7. Science Vocabulary-Basic.

List 6.8. Science Vocabulary-Intermediate.


List 7.1 Seasons, Holidays and Culture.

List 7.2. Fall (Autumn) Holidays and Seasonal Words.

List 7.3. Winter Holidays and Seasonal Words.

List 7.4. Spring Holidays and Seasonal Words.

List 7.5. Summer Holidays and Seasonal Words.

List 7.6. Month-by-Month Commemorative Dates.

List 7.7. Flag Pledge and Patriotic Songs.

List 7.8. Government.

List 7.9. States.

List 7.10. Common Names.

List 7.11. International Proverbs.

List 7.12. Dichos: Spanish Proverbs.

List 7.13. Idioms Across Five languages.


List 8.1. ESL Standards.

List 8.2. Thematic Language Units.

List 8.3. Word Walls.

List 8.4. Conversation Starters.

List 8.5. Discussion Starters.

List 8.6. Helping Students with Audience Recognition.

List 8.7. Activities for Developing Auditory Skills.

List 8.8. Activities for Developing Aural Skills.

List 8.9. Activities for Developing Oral Skills.

List 8.10. Activities for Grammar Instruction.

List 8.11. Activities for Vocabulary Development.

List 8.12. Activities for Improving Writing Skills.

List 8.13. Taste and Touch Lessons.

List 8.14. Journaling.

List 8.15. Interviewing.

List 8.16. Surveys.

List 8.17. Strategies for Inclusive ESL/ELL Classrooms.

List 8.18. New Literacies.

List 8.19. Test-Taking Strategies.

List 8.20. Bingo Blank.

List 8.21. Fill-In Event Calendar.

List 8.22. Five-by-Five Data Organizer.


List 9.1. Language Assessment Guidelines.

List 9.2. Assessing Language Proficiency.

List 9.3. Assessing Auditory/Aural Skills.

List 9.4. Assessing Oral Language Skills.

List 9.5. Assessing Reading Comprehension.

List 9.6. Assessing Written Language Skills.

List 9.7. Tests for Assessing English Language Learning.


List 10.1. ESL/ELL Virtual Reference Library.

List 10.2. Websites for ESL/ELL Teachers.

List 10.3. Glossary of ESL/ELL Language Learning Terms.