Academic success for English language learners : strategies for K-12 mainstream teachers


Academic success for English language learners : strategies for K-12 mainstream teachers

edited by Patricia A. Richard-Amato and Marguerite Ann Snow

Longman, c2005

  • : pbk


Strategies for K-12 mainstream teachers

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 484-526) and index



Balancing conceptual foundations with practical strategies, the book's four-part format includes chapters written by some of the field's most respected researchers and teachers. It offers a solid repertoire of techniques for creating a positive instructional environment.Part I: Theoretical Considerations -- Presents a variety of ideas to stimulate thinking and help teachers develop their own theories of practice. Part II: Sociocultural Issues and Implications -- Focus on sociocultural concerns and their implications in the classroom. Part III: The Classroom: Instruction and Assessment Practices -- Presents a wide range of pedagogical and classroom management strategies. Part IV: Readings In Specific Content Area -- Relates many of the preceding strategies and issues to specific content areas across grade levels, including math, literature, social studies, science, physical education, music and art.


Part I THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS Chapter 1 Who Are Our Students? Aida Walqui Chapter 2 Developments in Second Language Acquisition Research and Theory: From Structuralism to Social Participation Bridget Fitzgerald Gersten and Sarah Hudelson Chapter 3 What Teachers Need to Know about Language Lily Wong Fillmore and Catherine E. Snow Chapter 4 Language Proficiency, Bilingualism, and Academic Achievement Jim Cummins Chapter 5 The Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach (CALLA): An Update Anna Uhl Chamot Chapter 6 Interaction Between Learning and Development Lev Vygotsky Part II SOCIOCULTURAL ISSUES AND IMPLICATIONS Chapter 7 The Phenomenon of Uprooting Cristina Igoa Chapter 8 We Speak Many Tongues: Language Diversity and Multicultural Education Sonila Nieto Chapter 9 Language, Culture, Diversity, and the Reading/Writing Process John E. Readence, Thomas W. Bean, and R. Scott Baldwin Chapter 10 Cooperative Learning for Second Language Learners: Models, Applications, and Challenges Mary McGroarty and Margarita Calderon Part III THE CLASSROOM: INSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT Chapter 11 Instructional Strategies for K-12 Mainstream Teachers Patricia A. Richard-Amato and Marguerite Ann Snow Chapter 12 Curriculum Adaptations Jana Echevarria and Anne Graves Chapter 13 Lesson Designs for Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Development Reade Dornan, Lois Matz Rosen, and Marilyn Wilson Chapter 14 Writing in a Second Language Across the Curriculum Pauline Gibbons Chapter 15 Assessment of Students Donna E. Alvermann and Stephen F. Phelps Chapter 16 Possibilities and Problems of a Standards-Based Approach: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Beverly Falk Chapter 17 Maximizing the Language and Learning Link in Computer Learning Environments Catherine McLoughlin and Ron Oliver Part IV READINGSIN SPECIFIC CONTENT AREAS Chapter 18 Mathematics Education for Second Language Students in the Mainstream Classroom Barbra Hawkins Chapter 19 Teaching Literature to English Language Learners Linda Sasser Chapter 20 Reading and `Riting and ... Social Studies: Integrated Language and Content Instruction Deborah J. Short Chapter 21 Integrating Language and Science Learning Angela L. Carrasquillo and Vivian Rodriguez Chapter 22 Enhancing Content Literacy in Physical Education Cathy Buell and Andrea Whittaker Chapter 23 Rationales for Teaching World Musics C. Victor Fung Chapter 24 The Culturally Competent Art Educator Lucy Andrus ReferencesIndex

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