Online Article

English Language Learners and the Five Essential Components of Reading Instruction

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Average: 5 (2 votes)
Content Areas:
Reading, Writing, and Communicating
Topic tags:
literacy, reading, 5 components of reading, ELL
Special populations:
English Language Learners
Contact hours:
0.75

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  • QS I: Teachers demonstrate mastery of and pedagogical expertise in the content they teach.
    • Element B: Teachers develop and implement lessons that connect to a variety of content areas/disciplines and emphasize literacy and mathematical practices.
  • QS II: Teachers establish a safe, inclusive and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students.
    • Element C: Teachers engage students as individuals, including those with diverse needs and interests, across a range of ability levels by adapting their teaching for the benefit of all students.

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Resource material

This article from Reading Rockets describes how a teacher can use strengths and shore up weaknesses in teaching reading to English learners.

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Citation

Antunez, B. (2002). English Language Learners and the Five Essential Components of Reading Instruction. Reading Rockets. Retrieved from http://www.readingrockets.org/article/english-language-learners-and-five....

Comments

Lara Jackson's picture
Lara Jackson
Full of informative reminders that comprehension, the ultimate desired skill, is a combination of 4 other necessary and systematic skills.