- How We Teach English Learners: 3 Basic Approaches NPR| October 24, 2016
- A Once Nearly All-White School District Has a New Largest Group: Hispanic StudentsThe Washington Post| October 24, 2016
- How to Build a Museum: Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture by Tonya Bolden School Library Journal| October 24, 2016
- American Academy of Pediatrics Lifts 'No Screens Under 2' RuleNPR| October 21, 2016
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.