Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners: PreK-2

This book is a must-have for anyone who teaches ELLs in Pre-K through second grade. Each chapter is packed with practical, research-based strategies that teachers can immediately put to use in their own classrooms. The discussion focuses on working with ELL families, choosing appropriate instructional materials for ELLs, and effective instructional practices in: oral language development, assessment, writing, comprehension, spelling, vocabulary, and phonics. Throughout the book, Barone and Xu summarize current research in literacy instruction for ELLs, but their emphasis is on specific strategies that translate that research into effective classroom teaching.