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Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language Learners, Grades K–4
Sylvia Linan-Thompson & Sharon Vaughn
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What can we do to help ELL students understand English? In Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction for English Language Learners, Grades K–4, Sylvia Linan-Thompson and Sharon Vaughn provide over 60 field-tested classroom lessons for ensuring English fluency among young nonnative speakers. Each chapter focuses on research and activities in one of the following areas:
In addition to the many step-by-step activities and lesson plans, the book includes in-depth explications of linguistic concepts, a glossary of terms, and lists of relevant online resources.
The sooner students grasp the principles of English language acquisition, the better off they are. In this book, you will find everything you need to get elementary-level ELLs reading—and learning—successfully in English.
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About the Authors
SYLVIA LINAN-THOMPSON is an associate professor in special education at the University of Texas in Austin, a fellow in the Mollie V. Davis Professorship in Learning Disabilities, and director of the Vaughn Gross Center for Reading and Language Arts. She has investigated reading interventions for struggling monolingual English readers in primary grades, literacy acquisition of English language learners, and Spanish literacy development.
SHARON VAUGHN is the H. E. Hartfelder/Southland Corporation Regents Chair in Human Development at the University of Texas and is on the University's Board of Directors for the Vaughn Gross Center for Reading and Language Arts. Dr. Vaughn was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Learning Disabilities and Learning Disabilities Research and Practice and is the author of numerous books and research articles on learning and reading difficulties; she is also a consultant on translating research into practice for school districts and state departments of education.
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