- Durbin, Graham File Dream Act, Hoping to Ward Off Legal Challenge to DACAThe Washington Post| July 24, 2017
- After Fight to Reach U.S., Afghan Girls' Robotics Team Applauded for CourageEducation Week| July 24, 2017
- Santa Barbara Public Library System Receives $10,000 Grant for Bilingual Children's BooksEdhat| July 21, 2017
- Bilinguals May Recognize Voices BetterLanguage Magazine| July 21, 2017
Ideas for Families
Part II of the series on informational text will first provide an overview of what close reading is and could mean for ELLs, including some definitions of close reading. Then I’ll present the role of background knowledge, which is a major consideration with teaching ELLs close reading, and share some recommended resources.