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Business English for Success
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Business English for Success provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition. Beginning with the sentence and its essential elements, this book addresses each concept with clear, concise, and effective examples that are immediately reinforced with exercises and opportunities to demonstrate learning.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
The Saylor Foundation
Author:
Scott McLean
Date Added:
01/01/2011
A Close Reading of the First Four Presidents:  Washington through Madison
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Students will read an article online about the first four presidents. The online article provides scaffolds for vocabulary and reading. Students can use the online quiz to check for understanding. Students will then perform a close reading of the article following six text dependent questions. The lesson describes the activities along with the language to use for each of the questions.

Subject:
Education
Language Education (ESL)
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Informational Text
Information and Technology Literacy
U.S. History
Material Type:
Formative Assessment
Interactive
Learning Task
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Rachel Quill
Date Added:
08/02/2019
Do Libraries and Teacher Librarians Have the Solution to the LongTerm English Language Learner Problem?
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Dr. Krashen, professor emiritus from the University of Southern California, is a linquist specialist who strongly supports school libraries. He explains the intention of this paper as, "My goal in this paper is to suggest another approach that is consistent with theory and research: self-selected pleasure reading in English. Libraries and teacher librarians play a central role in carrying out this suggestion."

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
English Language Arts
Information and Technology Literacy
Material Type:
Reading
Author:
Stephen Krashen
Date Added:
01/22/2019
Expository Writing for Bilingual Students, Fall 2002
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Formulating, organizing, and presenting ideas clearly in writing. Reviews basic principles of rhetoric. Focuses on development of a topic, thesis, choice of appropriate vocabulary, and sentence structure to achieve purpose. Develops idiomatic prose style. Gives attention to grammar and vocabulary usage. Special focus on strengthening skills of bilingual students. Successful completion satisfies Phase I of the Writing Requirement. The purpose of this course is to develop your writing skills so that you can feel confident writing the essays, term papers, reports, and exams you will have to produce during your career here at MIT. We will read and analyze samples of expository writing, do some work on vocabulary development, and concentrate on developing your ability to write clear, accurate, sophisticated prose. We will also deal with the grammar and mechanical problems you may have trouble with.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Composition and Rhetoric
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Brennecke, Patricia W.
Date Added:
01/01/2002
I AM Reading Bookstudy
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Early Literacy Specialists and Educators may use this power point individually or with staff for development of literacy practices K -2. This tool was designed by the Early Literacy Wisconsin State Reading Association Leadership team. This tool has been used with with teams wishing to deepen their early literacy understanding by reading, discussing the book. The use of the power point will enable educators to strengthen individual and team practices. This tool enables educators to dynamically dig into I am Reading by Kathy Collins and Matt Glover generating close reading and conversation of educators.

Subject:
Early Learning
Educational Technology
Language Education (ESL)
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Learning Task
Other
Reading
Reference Material
Self Assessment
Author:
Marietta Luckman
Date Added:
08/02/2019
Language and the Common Core State Standards
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This paper points out three different ways that language is involved in the standards: language requirements in the content standards, English language arts standards, and language-convention-specific standards. It calls for a thoughtful integration of these three dimensions.The authors also frame language in the context of the Common Core, focusing on what students can accomplish using language rather than on whether or how students use specific language features. This broader definition encourages the development of cognitive, linguistic, and affective strengths in ELLs and gives students the opportunity to take valuable actions toward academic success.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Stanford University School of Education
Provider Set:
Understanding Language
Author:
Leo Van Lier, Aida Walqui
Date Added:
04/13/2012
Listening, Speaking, and Pronunciation, Fall 2004
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A seven-week module for high intermediate ESL students who need to develop better listening comprehension and oral skills. The workshop involves short speaking and listening assignments with extensive exercises in accurate comprehension, pronunciation, stress and intonation, and expression of ideas.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Yoo, Isaiah
Date Added:
01/01/2004
Mathematics, the Common Core, and Language
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This paper makes recommendations for developing mathematics instruction for English Language Learners (ELLs) aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The recommendations can guide teachers, curriculum developers, and teacher educators as they develop their own ways of supporting mathematical reasoning and sense-making for ELLs.Some instructional recommendations discussed in the paper include: Focus on ELL students' mathematical reasoning, not the correctness of their mathematical language use. Shift to a focus on mathematical discourse practices; move away from simplified views of language. Support ELL students as they engage in complex mathematical language. Use ELL students' language and experiences as resources. Provide professional development to enhance teachers' awareness of ways to support ELs as they develop both language and mathematical knowledge.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Stanford University School of Education
Provider Set:
Understanding Language
Author:
Judit Moschkovich
Date Added:
03/02/2012
Persuasion Across Time and Space
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This unit shows instructional approaches that are likely to help ELLs meet new standards in English Language Arts. Built around a set of famous persuasive speeches, the unit supports students in reading a range of complex texts. It invites them to write and speak in a variety of ways and for different audiences and purposes. Students engage in close reading of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech, Aristotleí˘ä‰ĺ䋢s Three Appeals, Robert Kennedyí˘ä‰ĺ䋢s On the Assassination of Martin Luther King, and George Wallaceí˘ä‰ĺ䋢s The Civil Rights Movement: Fraud, Sham, and Hoax, Barbara Jordaní˘ä‰ĺ䋢s All Together Now. The five lesson culminate with student's constructing their own persuasive texts.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Reading Informational Text
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Stanford University School of Education
Provider Set:
Understanding Language
Date Added:
04/11/2012
Realizing Opportunities for ELLs in the Common Core English Language Arts and Disciplinary Literacy Standards
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This paper opens a larger conversation about what must be done to realize opportunities presented by the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and the literacy standards in other subject areas. It emphasizes the simultaneous challenges and opportunities for ELLs.The paper emphasizes that texts are approached differently for different purposes. Students need opportunities to approach texts with these varied purposes in mind. It also highlights how ELLs may be well served by opportunities to explore and justify their own textual hypotheses, even if their initial interpretations diverge from those of the teacher.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
English Language Arts
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Stanford University School of Education
Provider Set:
Understanding Language
Author:
George Bunch, Amanda Kibler, Susan Pimentel
Date Added:
04/02/2012
Teacher Development Appropriate to Support ELLs
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Even among educators who have been successful at educating ELLs under traditional supports and programs, the level of knowledge required to do the job successfully has increased. This paper considers more aggressive and creative capacity-building initiatives that strengthen and integrate the disciplinary teaching strategies with literacy and language development strategies. The authors discuss the value and implications of new partnerships, of structures for collaboration, and of time dedicated to engaging experts from different fields in the design and delivery of teacher preparation and professional development.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Stanford University School of Education
Provider Set:
Understanding Language
Author:
Maria Santo, Linda Darling-Hammond, Tina Cheuk
Date Added:
04/11/2012
Template of spread sheet for Reading Tier 2 and 3 Progress Monitoring Data
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Literacy Specialists, Reading Specialists, SPED, Educators and administrators may use this template to collect data. This is a spread sheet that may be used K-8. This tool allows teams to collect and share data in a document that is easy to use, pull up and look at when working in collaboration with teams that include specialists, administrators, educators and parents working to close gaps for struggling learners. While created for reading interventions it may be used for all interventions in multiple academic settings.

Subject:
Early Learning
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
Language Education (ESL)
Special Education
Material Type:
Curriculum Map
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Other
Reading
Reference Material
Rubric/Scoring Guide
Author:
Marietta Luckman
Date Added:
08/02/2019
UDL and Reading/Writing Workshop: Strategies for Developing Proficient Readers
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Our goal is for our students to become proficient readers and writers who display agency and independence. This interactive hyperdoc training module, about UDL and Reading Workshop, is designed to help educators develop an ever-growing toolkit of strategies that will remove barriers to learning and create options for how instruction is presented, how students express their ideas, and how we can engage students in their learning.

Subject:
Elementary Education
Language Education (ESL)
Special Education
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Literature
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Material Type:
Assessment
Learning Task
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Author:
Diane Rozanski
Rachel Quill
Jennifer Breezee
Kimberly Dabney
Jeni Berthold
Kimberly Schiefelbein
Lisa Hedrick
Grant Wiselearn
Date Added:
08/02/2019
Website Planning in a Bilingual Classroom
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In this lesson, designed for a heterogeneous group of students that includes English-language learners, students work together to plan a website based on their home knowledge. An introductory lesson outlines the structure and components of simple websites (home page, titles, headings, links). Students take home and complete a bilingual student and family interest survey, then work in groups of four or five to identify common themes among the responses. Each group makes a flow chart to think graphically about the contents of their planned website. Each student keeps a project notebook to record new ideas, summarize group work, and share the project with family members. The teacher can make the planned websites a reality using one of the online website-building platforms in the Resources list.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Author:
Lucy K. Spence, Ph.D.
Date Added:
10/10/2017
What Does Text Complexity Mean for English Learners and Language Minority Students?
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This paper addresses the implications, for ELLs, of the new standard's requirement that students be able to read and understand complex, informationally dense texts. The authors discuss the types of supports that learners need in order to work with complex texts. They also provide a sample of what academic discourse involves, using an excerpt from Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail. They demonstrate how English learners can be provided with strategies for accessing complex texts, such as closely examining one sentence at a time. The authors argue that instruction must go beyond vocabulary and should begin with an examination of our beliefs about language, literacy and learning.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Reading Informational Text
Fine Arts
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Stanford University School of Education
Provider Set:
Understanding Language
Author:
Charles j. Fillmore
Lily Wong Fillmore
Date Added:
05/02/2012
A bilingual site for educators and families of English language learners
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Colorín Colorado is the premier national website serving educators and families of English language learners (ELLs) in Grades PreK-12. Colorín Colorado has been providing free research-based information, activities, and advice to parents, schools, and communities around the country for more than a decade.

Learn more about our mission to serve ELLs as well as the team that makes Colorín Colorado possible below.

Colorín Colorado is an educational service of WETA, the flagship public broadcasting station in the nation's capital, and receives major funding from the American Federation of Teachers and National Education Association.

The name "Colorín Colorado" comes from a playful phrase that is often said at the end of stories in Spanish-speaking countries: "¡Y Colorín Colorado, este cuento se ha acabado!" or "¡Y Colorín Colorado, este cuento se ha terminado!" (Colorín Colorado, the story has ended!) There's no equivalent in English, but the phrase is similar to "The End" or "...and they lived happily ever after," or "That's all, folks!"

The saying brings back happy childhood memories of storytelling and reading for generations of people from many different countries. Making people smile about reading seemed like a perfect way to introduce our project.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Alternate Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Date Added:
04/23/2018
eComma — a Space for Social Reading
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eComma is a social reading tool teachers can install in their Learning Management System (LMS). It allows students and teachers to read and annotate texts together, pooling their knowledge and perspectives for a deeper understanding and analysis of what they are reading. The eComma website linked here explains how to explain the tool in an LMS and has a user guide and case studies with ideas for how to use it in a class.

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Literature
Reading Literature
World Languages
Material Type:
Case Study
Interactive
Reading
Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL)
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Учебник английского языка (English Language Book)
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Вики-проект учебника английского языка с открытым содержанием. Используемые на сайте вики технологии дают возможность любому желающему принять в нём участие и возможность использовать его для разработки материалов, предназначенных для студентов и школьников, изучающих английский язык. Применяемая открытая лицензия учебника (CC BY-SA) позволяет использовать материалы учебника в своих целях (копирование, распространение а также выполнение производных работ).

Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Full Course
Reading
Student Guide
Textbook
Date Added:
10/10/2017