This is a practical resource to be used by teachers of English Language Learners, in teacher education credential programs, and by staff development professionals and coaches. This book provides innovative and researchbased instructional strategies for all levels of English Language Learners. 60% of the strategies are totally new. Those from the authors' previous books include new examples and updates.
What's an instructional strategy? A teaching tactic, technique, or method that can be used in a class as part of a multiple lessons and across content areas. Each strategy can be incorporated into various classroom lessons. The book is divided into two main sections: Reading/Writing and Speaking/Listening. Each of those sections includes "Top Ten" favorites at the beginning. Each section contains between 40 and 70 strategies.
LARRY FERLAZZO teaches English, social studies, and International Baccalaureate Theory of Knowledge classes to English Language Learners and mainstream students at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. He has written eight previous books and has won numerous awards, including the Leadership For A Changing World Award from the Ford Foundation, and was the grand prize winner of the International Reading Association Award For Technology and Reading.
KATIE HULL SYPNIESKI has worked with English language learners at the secondary level for 21 years in the Sacramento City Unified School District. She currently teaches middle school English language arts and English language development at Rosa Parks K 8 School.
FERLAZZO and HULL SYPNIESKI are the coauthors of The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide and Navigating the Common Core with English Language Learners, both from Jossey-Bass/Wiley.