Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners

The SIOP Model

Author: Jana Echevarria,MaryEllen Vogt,Deborah J. Short

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132689724

Category: Education

Page: 340

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In this new fourth edition, the authors present the most comprehensive, coherent model of sheltered instruction yet by fully explaining the widely popular Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol Model and providing lesson plans and instructional activities to help teachers.

Collaboration and Co-Teaching for English Learners

A Leader's Guide

Author: Andrea Honigsfeld,Maria G. Dove

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483346021

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Your English Language Learners are counting on you to collaborate effectively. The Common Core State Standards have increased the pressure on English Language Learners. And with the EL population increasing every day, schools need proven systems for ensuring that the students of the future are able to thrive. In practice, this is a challenge for educational leaders. The most promising solution is the collaborative approach pioneered by this book’s authors—America’s leading authorities on collaboration and co-teaching for EL achievement. Honigsfeld and Dove’s resources for collaboration and co-teaching include Templates for creating EL profiles that will enable you to address their unique needs Prompts for Professional Learning activities (for teams or individuals) and further reading The latest research findings on best instructional practices that benefit ELs This is your concise, comprehensive guide to creating a powerful collaborative program to benefit your ELs. Start implementing it today and watch the outcomes improve.

Bilingual and ESL Classrooms

Teaching in Multicultural Contexts

Author: Carlos J. Ovando,Mary Carol Combs

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475823134

Category: Education

Page: 560

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This classic text integrates theory and practice to provide comprehensive coverage of bilingual and ESL education.

Optimizing Elementary Education for English Language Learners

Author: Guler, Nilufer

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522531246

Category: Education

Page: 335

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Teaching English language learners has long presented challenges for teachers tasked with bringing these students to a level of language comprehension comparable to that of native speakers. These challenges and issues can lead to difficulty comprehending core academic topics for those learning the English language. Optimizing Elementary Education for English Language Learners is a critical scholarly publication that explores the importance of English as a Second Language (ESL) education as well as the challenges that can arise in striving for effective and engaging learning environments for the students involved. Featuring a broad scope of topics, such as effective lesson plans, teacher education and preparation, and the education achievement gap, this book is geared toward academicians, practitioners, and researchers seeking current research on effective teaching strategies for teachers of English language learners.

Teaching English Language Arts to English Language Learners

Preparing Pre-service and In-service Teachers

Author: Luciana de Oliveira,Melanie Shoffner

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137598581

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 244

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This book focuses on the ways in which English language arts (ELA) pre-service and in-service teachers have developed - or may develop - instructional effectiveness for working with English language learners (ELL) in the secondary English classroom.Chapter topics are grounded in both research and practice, addressing a range of timely topics including the current state of ELL education in the ELA classroom, and approaches to leveraging the talents and strengths of bilingual students in heterogeneous classrooms. Chapters also offer advice on best practices in teaching ELA to multilingual students and ways to infuse the secondary English teacher preparation curriculum with ELL pedagogy.Comprehensive in scope and content and examining topics relevant to all teachers of ELLs, teacher educators and researchers, this book appeals to an audience beyond ELA teachers and teacher educators.

Using Photography and Other Arts-Based Methods With English Language Learners

Guidance, Resources, and Activities for P-12 Educators

Author: Tabitha Dell'Angelo,Louise Ammentorp,Lauren Madden

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475837631

Category: Education

Page: 148

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This edited book offers resources and practical suggestions from teachers who have successfully integrated the arts into their curriculum. It is a useful resource for classroom teachers and other practioners who work with ELL learners from K-12.

Helping English Learners to Write

Meeting Common Core Standards, Grades 6–12

Author: Carol Booth Olson,Robin C. Scarcella,Tina Matuchniak

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807773670

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

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Using a rich array of research-based practices, this book will help 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 pose 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 creating 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. “These authors are at the very forefront of scientifically testing and validating instructional practices for improving the writing and reading of adolescents who are English learners. Why is their research so good? It is informed by years of experience in the classroom and working with hundreds of teachers across California. What a powerful combination. My advice: ingest, consider, and employ the strategies described here. Your students will become better writers if you do.” —From the Foreword by Steve Graham, Warner Professor of Educational Leadership & Innovation, Arizona State University “This book is a tour de force. It’s up-to-the-minute in offering what teachers and administrators need, and what parents want. With examples of classrooms in action, it incorporates what research tells us about effective teaching and learning, and what the Common Core Standards and related policy are demanding, into successful and engaging activities that the authors' extensive research shows works. Helping English Learners to Write is a must-read. You will dog ear many pages for future use.” —Judith A. Langer, Vincent O’Leary Distinguished Research Professor, Director, Center on English Learning & Achievement, University at Albany

Ein Mann namens Dave

eine Geschichte von Triumph und Vergebung

Author: David J. Pelzer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783453877429


Page: 461

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Viele Jahre sind vergangen, seit Dave seiner brutalen Mutter entfliehen konnte, die ihn jahrelang misshandelt hatte. Obwohl er beruflich Karriere macht und selbst eine Familie gründet, kann er sich von den Schatten seiner Kindheit nur schwer befreien. Er fühlt sich als Aussenseiter und wird von Alpträumen verfolgt. Auch das Scheitern seiner Ehe erfüllt ihn mit Selbstzweifeln. Als Dave dann seiner Mutter nach Jahren wieder begegnet, erfährt er erneut unverminderten Hass. Er sucht nach Gründen für ihre Grausamkeit ihm gegenüber und findet erschütternde Spuren in ihrer eigenen Kindheit.

Making Content Comprehensible for English Language Learners

The SIOP Model

Author: Jana Echevarria,MaryEllen Vogt,Deborah Short

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon


Category: English language

Page: 212

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This book is an invaluable resource for training educators to work effectively with English language learners. It presents a model of sheltered instruction, the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP), which provides school administrators, teachers, teacher candidates, and university field experience supervisors with a tool for observing and quantifying a teacher's implementation of quality sheltered instruction.Making Content Comprehensible presents a coherent, specific, field-tested model of sheltered instruction that specifies the features of a high quality sheltered lesson that teaches content material to English language learners. Each of the 30 items from the SIOP model are illustrated through vignettes. Three different lessons for each item are rated and discussed, allowing the book to be applied to a variety of content areas and grade levels.

Making Content Comprehensible for Elementary English Learners

The SIOP Model

Author: Jana Echevarria,MaryEllen Vogt,Deborah J. Short

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205627561

Category: Education

Page: 273

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Based on the widely used text, Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model, which includes all grade levels, this book is geared towards the specific needs of elementary students and teachers. The book opens with an introductory chapter that provides an overview of issues in the education of English learners. Each chapter that follows discusses one research-based component of the SIOP Model of instruction and give explicit guidance on how to implement the component in elementary classrooms. Each chapter also includes vignettes of 3 teachers implementing the SIOP Model to varying degrees. Readers have the opportunity to analyze the instruction and rate the lessons. The authors provide their own analysis and discussion of each lesson as well.

99 Ideas and Activities for Teaching English Learners with the SIOP Model

Author: MaryEllen Vogt,Jana Echevarria

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205521067

Category: Education

Page: 197

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This text is an ideal companion to "Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model." The 99 ideas and activities include a few familiar techniques that have been shown to be especially effective for ELLs, as well as many new ideas to SIOP teachers.

Die Stadt der wilden Götter


Author: Isabel Allende

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518737821

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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Tief im Dickicht des Amazonas verbergen sich uralte Geheimnisse. Ein riesiges Fabelwesen soll an den Wasserfällen des Orinoko umgehen, doch traut man der Legende, hat noch kein Mensch den Anblick überlebt. Alex ist 15 und begleitet seine Großmutter, eine berühmte Reiseschriftstellerin, auf eine Expedition, die die Bestie aufspüren soll. Eine unheimliche Stimmung liegt über dem Camp, als hätte der Dschungel tausend Augen. Da wird Alex entführt, und mit ihm Nadia, die Tochter des Expeditionsleiters. Die beiden fürchten um ihr Leben, bis sie herausfinden, dass ihre Entführer vom Indianerstamm der Nebelmenschen sich nur verteidigen wollen. Denn die Expedition ist Teil eines perfiden Plans, der den Einheimischen die Lebensgrundlage stehlen soll. Für Nadia und Alex ist die Sache klar: Sie müssen den Nebelmenschen helfen und das Geheimnis des Urwaldwesens lüften. In »Die Stadt der wilden Götter« werden aus Nadia und Alexander ›Aguila und Jaguar‹, ungleiche Freunde und mutige Abenteurer in einer Welt voller Magie und Geheimnisse. Ein Auftakt mit Paukenschlag zu einer Trilogie über die Macht der Kameradschaft.


Author: John Reynolds Gardiner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783866151208


Page: 127

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Der 10-jährige Willy - er bewirtschaftet zusammen mit seinem Grossvater eine kleine Kartoffelfarm in Wyoming - unternimmt mit seinem Hund Spürnase alles, um seinem kranken Grossvater den Lebensmut wiederzugeben.


Author: Janell Cannon

Publisher: Beltz & Gelberg

ISBN: 3407760949

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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Stellaluna versprach alles. Sie fraß Käfer, ohne das Gesicht zu verziehen. Sie schlief nachts im Nest. Und sie hängte sich nicht mehr an den Füßen auf. Stellaluna benahm sich, wie ein guter Vogel sich benehmen soll. Als das Flughundbaby Stellaluna abstürzt und in einem Vogelnest landet, bleibt ihr nichts anderes übrig, als sich wie ein Vogeljunges zu benehmen. Und das bedeutet nicht nur, dass es morgens, mittags und abends Insekten gibt, sondern auch, dass sie tagsüber wach sein und nachts schlafen muss. Bis sie einen Flughund trifft ...

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

One Class, Many Paths

Author: Linda New Levine,Mary Lou McCloskey

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205410590

Category: Education

Page: 368

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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.

Reading Specialists in the Real World

A Sociocultural View

Author: MaryEllen Vogt,Brenda A. Shearer

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205342563

Category: Education

Page: 330

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This book offers practical suggestions, examples, and step-by-step guides for establishing a literacy team, assessing school literacy needs, developing longitudinal plans, designing assessment and curriculum for learners, and seeking grants. It discusses traditional issues of roles, programs, and de