One Classroom, Many Learners: Best Literacy Practices for by International Reading Association, Julie Coppola, Elizabeth

By International Reading Association, Julie Coppola, Elizabeth V. Primas

This finished quantity presents vital and well timed information regarding how most sensible to educate literacy to ELLs. members have come jointly to proportion their rules on very important subject matters equivalent to expanding engagement and motivation, enhancing content material zone guideline, addressing writing guideline, strengthening domestic tuition connections, and delivering expert improvement. each one bankruptcy incorporates a assessment of correct conception and examine and classroom-based demonstrations of the connections between idea, study, and practice.

Chapters include examples of scholars oral and written responses and, in lots of circumstances, academics reflections on how they carried out the suggested practices. each one bankruptcy concludes with inquiries to assist you take into consideration how the data applies on your personal school room. lecturers in any respect degrees of expertise can use the practices explored in every one bankruptcy to coach scholars from quite a lot of backgrounds, a while, grades, and English skillability levels.

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As an example, while pointing to a calendar, the teacher might say, “Yesterday, Monday, I combed my hair. , rest) in the appropriate column. Students continue to explore the –ed past tense ending, including collecting examples from their reading. When students have a rather extensive collection of sight words that end in –ed, they may be ready for lessons that use word sorts to explore the three sounds of –ed (/t/, /id/, /d/); in this example, the /d/ sound in combed. The students in this group found it difficult 32 Bear, Helman, & Woessner to perceive the final /d/ sound, particularly with preconsonantal nasals.

The Karen languages are spoken by people from lower Myanmar (Burma) and on the border of Thailand. Karen languages use tones to distinguish between words with the same consonant and vowel sounds. Many of the Karen words are monosyllabic; ending consonants are limited and often represent a suffix. A Yearlong View of Assessments and Development In this section, we present an overview of the assessment process, and our focal students’ development over the course of the year. The assessments that led to our understanding of students’ literacy development are foundational to a practical discussion of word study instruction in this classroom.

Samples of the three students’ spelling across the year are presented in the following sections. In the next section, we follow the three focal students’ development over a year and investigate the relationships among reading, writing, and spelling. Students’ Growth Over the Year Like all of the students in the Language Academy classroom, the three focal students in the purple group had spent less than two years in schools in the United States, and they were the students with the most limited oral proficiency in English.

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