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- ISBN: 9780131992665 | 013199266X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/1/2008
The third edition ofFifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learnersincludes a rich assortment of practical features to support teachers as they meet some of the more daunting challenges of the 21st century classroom. All of the strategies in this book are aligned to the TESOL standards and have been field-tested in diverse classrooms. Each strategy includes a brief explanation, step-by-step instructions in how to plan and use the strategy and two classroom scenarios demonstrating how the strategy can be adapted for different grade levels and content areas. A new unique DVD included in the back of the text illustrates select strategies being used in a classroom dominated by English learners. After the demonstration lesson, one of the authors interviews the teacher for insights into how the lesson was planned and the teacher's reasons for choosing the strategy. The strategies include planning approaches, strategies for improving student involvement, vocabulary knowledge, and comprehension..Organized into five sections which flow easily from theory and planning, through learner involvement and vocabulary building, to increasing comprehension. Numerous strategies in the theoretical overview section, plus suggestions for assessment integrated into many strategies in other sections. Provides a repertoire of non-traditional assessment ideas such as anecdotal records, performance samples, and portfolios. Integrates material on the use of educational technology such as the internet, visual aids, etc. Includes thorough, concise summary of relevant research from Krashen, Cummins, Terrell, Swain, Asher, and others.For Educators.