- Award-Winning High School Senior Says Struggling With Language Pushed Her to Write WESA| May 26, 2017
- In Oklahoma, Special Graduation Celebrates Achievements of English-Language Learner Students NBC News| May 26, 2017
- Column: How Teachers Can Support Students During RamadanPBS NewsHour| May 26, 2017
- Rural Iowa Districts Tackle the English-Language Learner Teacher ShortageEducation Week| May 26, 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.