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Author Helman, Lori.
Title Literacy instruction in multilingual classrooms : engaging English language learners in elementary school / Lori Helman ; foreword by Alison Bailey.
Publisher New York, NY : Teachers College Press, c2012.
 Book Stacks  PE1128.A2 H3954 2012  AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 127 p. : ill ; 26 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Knowledge for teaching all students to read and write -- Creating a multilingual classroom community -- Supporting English language development -- Understanding English learners' reading development -- Understanding English learners' writing development -- Informal assessments that guide literacy instruction -- Integrating vocabulary and academic language -- Creating engaging instruction in multilingual classrooms.
Summary This hands-on guide shows elementary school teachers how to create multilingual classroom communities that support every learner's success in reading, writing, and general literacy development. The author provides a practical overview of key ideas and techniques and describes specific literacy activities that lead to vocabulary and oral English proficiency. --from publisher description
ISBN 9780807753361 (pbk.)
080775336X (pbk.)
Series The practitioners' bookshelf
Practitioner's bookshelf.
Subject English language -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Foreign speakers.

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