Engaging English Learners Exploring Literature, Developing Literacy and Differentiating Instruction

ISBN-10: 0135130883
ISBN-13: 9780135130889
Edition: 2009
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Description: nbsp;This book illustrates how student-centered instruction using literature, can differentiate instruction for English learners, and engage them in purposeful reading and writing.nbsp; nbsp; The authors highlight the use of reader-response theory  More...

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Book details

List price: $41.40
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/25/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

nbsp;This book illustrates how student-centered instruction using literature, can differentiate instruction for English learners, and engage them in purposeful reading and writing.nbsp; nbsp; The authors highlight the use of reader-response theory in classrooms and uncover how it can affect literacy learning and second language acquisition. nbsp; Written for Teachers of Englisher Learners.

Prologue
The Authors Meet
What the Book Is Really About
Meet the Authors
Teaching with Literature in a Classroom of English Learners
A First Visit to Senor B.-B.'s Third-Grade Class of English Learners
A Thought from Carole
The Classroom Day
Teaching with Literature
A Thought from Carole
A First Conversation Between Carole and Paul
A Change in Thinking About Teaching with Literature
A New Literature Plan
More Conversation Between Carole and Paul
What Happened with the Problem Javier Was Having with the Story?
A Thought from Paul
Exploring Ideas
Children's Books
References
Reader Response and Learning English as a Second Language
Reader-Response Theory
The Reader and the Text
The Transactional Theory
Theories of Learning English as a Second Language
Grammar
Communication
Mapping the Crossroads of Reader Response and Learning English as a Second Language
Transmission and Social Construction of Knowledge
In the Classroom
Exploring Ideas
References
Bridging Theory and Research into Practice
The Reader and the Text when Teaching with Literature
The Text
The Reader-Plus-Text
Comparison of Two Classrooms
Engaging English Learners
Exploring Literature: The Ripple Effect
A Thought from Paul
Developing Literacy
Differentiating Instruction
A Thought from Paul
Exploring Ideas
Children's Books
References
Components of Student-Centered Instruction
Knowing the English Learner for Differentiated Instruction
Jackie's Experience as an Intermediate English Learner
Literature Circles with English Learners
Scheduling
Management
Materials for Literature Circles
Conferencing with Small Groups
The Literature Circle Plan
Product-Driven Differentiation and Assessment
A Thought from Carole
Exploring Ideas
References
Engaging English Learners with Literature Circles in the Classroom
A Morning in Paul's Classroom
Whole-Group Instruction
Individual and Small-Group Instruction
A Journey of Discovery, Expression, and Literacy
An In-Depth Discussion of a Story
Personal Expression in Response to a Story
Retracing Jackie's Path to Interpretation
Jackie as Author, Artist, and Explorer
A Thought from Carole
Exploring Ideas
Children's Books
References
Compendium of Case Studies
Case Study of Juan: The Beginning English Learner
Meet Juan
Background and Home Influences
Language Development: English as a Second Language
Juan as a Student
Juan's Response Style: Makes Personal Connections
Exploring Ideas
Case Study of Anne: The Native English Speaker
Meet Anne
Background and Home Influences
Language Development: Native English Speaker
Anne as a Student
Anne's Response Style: Challenges the Text
Exploring Ideas
Case Study of Eduardo: The Intermediate/Advanced English Learner
Meet Eduardo
Background and Home Influences
Language Development: Fluent in English and Spanish
Eduardo as a Student
Eduardo's Response Style: Tells His Own Stories
Exploring Ideas
Children's Books
Subject Index
Name Index

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