- Parkland Students Want to Know: Will the Shooting at Their School Change Gun Laws?Education Week| February 20, 2018
- Navajo President: Go To College, Then Bring That Knowledge HomeNPR| February 20, 2018
- A Mister Rogers Postage Stamp, and a Legacy That’s Anything but Make-BelieveThe New York Times| February 20, 2018
- Florida Shooting: Superintendent Has 'No Words That Can Describe the Heartache'Education Week| February 15, 2018
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.