- Refugee Students Languish in Red Tape as They Seek to Resume Their EducationsThe Hechinger Report| October 25, 2016
- Born in the U.S., Raised In China: 'Satellite Babies' Have a Hard Time Coming HomeNPR| October 25, 2016
- Uprooted: The Japanese American Experience During World War II by Albert MarrinSchool Library Journal| October 25, 2016
- How We Teach English Learners: 3 Basic Approaches NPR| October 24, 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.