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Author Herrell, Adrienne L.

Title 50 strategies for teaching English language learners / Adrienne Herrell, Michael Jordan.

Imprint New York : Custom Pub., c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Professional Collection  PRO 370 HERRELL    ---  Available
Edition 2nd custom ed.
Description xviii, 314 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 videodisc (DVD, sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note Includes "Strategies on video" DVD.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Section I -- Theoretical overview -- Section II -- Strategies for enhancing instruction through planning -- Predictable routines and signals : reducing anxiety -- Visual scaffolding : providing language support through visual images -- Realia strategies : connecting language acquisition to the real world -- Interactive read-aloud : reading designed to support understanding -- Advance organizers : getting the mind in gear for instruction -- Preview/review : building vocabulary and concepts to support understanding -- Language focus lessons : planning lessons to support the acquisition of English vocabulary and structures -- Academic language scaffolding : supporting student use of language in academic settings -- Language framework planning : creating a framework for language success -- Skills grouping : planning for more individualized instruction -- Section III --Strategies for supporting student involvement -- Total physical response : integrating movement into language acquisition -- Shared reading : demonstrating how reading works -- Leveled questions : adjusting questioning strategies to the language levels of students -- Manipulative strategies : using objects to connect concepts -- Partner work : practicing verbal interaction -- Communication games : creating opportunities for verbal interaction -- Bilingual books and labels : supporting biliteracy awareness -- Cooperative learning : group interactions to accomplish goals -- Culture studies : learning research skills and valuing home cultures in one project -- Learning centers : extending learning through hands-on practice -- Imaging : creating visual pictures to support understanding -- Integrated curriculum projects : using authentic projects to bring knowledge together -- Sorting activities : organizing information into categories -- Collaborative reading : what to do when they can't read the textbook -- Multimedia presentations : oral reports for the new millennium -- Reciprocal teaching : group work with an interactive structure -- Section IV - Strategies for building vocabulary and fluency -- Modeled talk : showing while you talk -- Reporting back : verbal practice in curricular connections -- Vocabulary role play : building vocabulary through dramatization -- Vocabulary processing : a multistrategy approach to building and using vocabulary -- Word walls : displaying and organizing words for easy access -- Story reenactment : making stories come to life! -- Scripting : practicing verbal interactions -- Talk show : practicing verbal communication to build confidence, vocabulary, and comprehension -- Writing workshop : supporting the acquisition of English writing competence -- Section V -- Strategies for building comprehension -- Read-aloud plus : supporting understanding while teaching comprehension strategies -- Language experience approach : building on an experience to create a written account -- Interactive writing : developing writing skills through active scaffolding -- Guided reading : providing individual support within a group setting -- Interactive comprehension building : using technology to build background knowledge -- Cloze : using context to create meaning -- Attribute charting : organizing information to support understanding -- Cohesion links : understanding the glue that holds paragraphs together -- Learning strategy instruction : acquiring self-help skills -- Dictoglos : a strategy for improving listening and oral communication skills -- Free voluntary reading : nothing helps reading like reading -- Repetition and innovation : getting to deep comprehension through multiple interactions with a book -- GIST : exploring tough text -- Syntax surgery : visually manipulating English grammar -- Multiple intelligences strategies : teaching and testing to student-preferred learning modes -- Teacher resources -- An informal multiple intelligences survey -- English language development profiles.
Subject English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
Added Author Jordan, Michael, 1944-
Added Title Fifty strategies for teaching English language learners
ISBN 0555016293 (pbk.)
9780555016299 (pbk.)

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