- Updated Resource: English Learner Accountability HubNew America| September 17, 2021
- Nonprofit Leader On The Work To Welcome And Resettle Afghan RefugeesNPR| September 17, 2021
- Buffalo Public Schools prepare for newly-arrived Afghan students WBFO| September 17, 2021
- A Million Afghan Children Could Die in "Most Perilous Hour," U.N. WarnsThe New York Times| September 17, 2021
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.