- Ed. Dept. Releases ESSA Guidance for English-Language LearnersEducation Week| September 23, 2016
- Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dad Luis Talk Latino Heritage Through GenerationsNBC News | September 23, 2016
- ‘This is Me.’ Actress Jamie Lee Curtis’s New Book Aims to Teach Children About ImmigrationThe Washington Post| September 23, 2016
- New Catalyst for Bilingual Education on November Ballot Sacramento Bee| September 22, 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.