The Literacy Gaps

1st Edition

Bridge-Building Strategies for English Language Learners and Standard English Learners

eISBN-13: 9781452239149

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Build bridges of support so English language learners and standard English learners can learn alongside their peers!

This comprehensive, research-based guide helps teachers bridge multiple gaps and promote learning for English language learners (ELLs) and standard English learners (SELs). The authors provide strategies, examples, and tools to address:

The gap between students and texts: covering word recognition, background knowledge, comprehension, and academic language development
The gap between students and teachers: including sociocultural differences between teachers and students and teacher perceptions and expectations
The gap between students and their peers: discussing language proficiency differences, grouping strategies, and grade-level and schoolwide programs

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ISBNs 9781412975216, 9781412975216, 9781412975216, 9781412975209, 9781412975209, 9781452223308, 1452239142, 9781452239149
Language English
Number of Pages 272
Edition 1st