Activities for English Language Learners Across the Curriculum is a must-have resource that features activities designed to help students improve English skills. Easy-to-use lessons are provided in each content area and include step-by-step instructions, as well as suggestions for whole and small group instruction and modifications based on students' levels of language proficiency. Definitely an invaluable resource for diverse classrooms, this book also includes background information on language acquisition and language proficiency level. In addition, new Bloom's Taxonomy questions are included to promote oral language development skills.
Idioms and Other English Expressions Grades 1-3
Introduce idioms and effectively incorporate them into your language and writing instruction. The idioms and expressions included in this resource are provided within stories to provide context to help all students, including English language learners.
Idioms and Other English Expressions Grades 4-6
Introduce idioms and effectively incorporate them into your language and writing instruction. The idioms and expressions included in this resource are provided within stories to provide contest to help all students, including English language learners.
Using Biographies in Your Classroom
Strategies for Formative Assessment with English Language Learners
Assess and address the language proficiency and linguistic needs of English language learners using the assessment techniques and resources in this handbook.
Words Steps: Making and Writing Content-Area Words
Help build students' spelling and vocabulary skills with this fun, game-like approach! Each Word Steps activity is based on a crossword puzzle-type design and provides a focus on specific letters in words and meaning clues.
Building Academic Language through Content-Area Text: Strategies to Support ELLs
Set the stage for effective academic language instruction with strategies that are designed specifically for English language learners and support content-area literacy using informational text.
Environmental Print for Early Childhood Literacy
Bring the world into the classroom and boost beginning readers' phonemic awareness and phonics skills using engaging environmental print. This book includes teacher background information, lesson plans, and developmentally appropriate student activities.
Purposeful Play for Early Childhood Phonological Awareness
Provide students with purposeful practice and fun activities that focus on detecting, manipulating, and interacting with sounds of language. This resource offers 70 lessons that build phonological skills through games, song, and active play.
Introducing Reader's Workshop: Supporting Our Youngest Readers
Create proficient readers with engaging suggestions and tools to implement Reader's Workshop. With lessons that are fun and flexible, students will explore reading strategies that build the foundational skills necessary for reading success!
An Educator's Guide to Family Involvement in Early Literacy
Provide students with fun, effective activities to support classroom learning at home. This resource offers 30 ready-to-use family letters (in English and Spanish) and ideas and materials for take-home activities and family literacy workshops.
Connecting Content and Language for English Language Learners
Bridge the gap between content and language and put research into practice to instruct English language learners with strategies that meet their needs in language development and literacy.
Science for English Language Learners
Effectively build students' language skills while developing their scientific understanding. Using the inquiry-based 5E model of instruction, this product offers valuable strategies for developing students' scientific content knowledge.
Creating Social and Emotional Learning Environments
This resource defines social and emotional learning and digs into the real work of incorporating SEL in K-12 schools. It makes the connection between research and practical application through real-life examples and testimonials of SEL in the classroom.
Using Primary Sources in the Classroom, 2nd Edition
Turn your classrooms into primary source learning environments! With more than 100 digital primary sources, fun activities, and model lesson plans, this resource contains everything needed to successfully teach with primary sources.
Building Vocabulary with Greek and Latin Roots: A Professional Guide to Word Knowledge and Vocabulary Development
This teacher-friendly, 2nd edition resource provides the latest research on how to teach Greek and Latin roots. It includes strategies for improving comprehension, planning instructional routines, and building a word-rich learning environment.
Document-Based Assessment Activities, 2nd Edition
Today's students need opportunities to evaluate sources and use evidence to support their conclusions. This K-12 resource provides both instructional support for teachers as well as a myriad of differentiated learning opportunities for students.
Get the Picture: Visual Literacy in Content-Area Instruction
This resource equips teachers with innovative strategies to develop students' visual literacy skills, teach students to analyze visual texts, comprehend both explicit and implicit messages, and engage in meaningful discussion.