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English Language Learners in Middle and High School

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May 07, 2008 9:48:31 AM

This 45-minute video is a thorough introduction to the challenges facing teachers of English language learners (ELLs) in middle and high school. Dr. Deborah Short, a Senior Research Associate for the Language Education and Academic Development division of the Center for Applied Linguistics, discusses how to teach content to late-entry ELLs and how to ensure reading comprehension for success in the content areas. Dr. Short also reviews effective instructional strategies and explains why "newcomer schools" are effective in preparing ELLs for the challenges of grade-level academic content.

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Literacy Coaching

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November 02, 2007 1:55:45 PM

Two experienced literacy coaches compare notes about working with students--and teachers--in the classroom. Used with permission from Stenhouse Publishers.

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Conferring and Whiparound Exercise

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November 02, 2007 1:54:36 PM

Encouraging writing involves feedback and reflection. See a fifth grade teacher help an individual student hone in on a topic and then use a group "whiparound" exercise to help students think about their writing even when class time is short. Used with permission from Stenhouse Publishers.

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Word Observation Exercise

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November 02, 2007 1:53:39 PM

See a 5th grade class do a word observation exercise. Used with permission from Stenhouse Publishers.

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Notebooks

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November 02, 2007 1:52:51 PM

Learn how this 5th grade class uses four different kinds of notebooks to keep track of their reading in content areas, vocabulary, stories, and writing. Used with permission from Stenhouse Publishers.

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Intro and Word Walls

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November 02, 2007 1:52:01 PM

See a 5th grade class where the teacher encourages students to stop and think about words at every opportunity and uses a word wall to support vocabulary development. Used with permission from Stenhouse Publishers.

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Analyzing Data and Drawing Conclusions

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November 02, 2007 10:14:27 AM

Watch teacher Cris Tovani lead a lesson in interpreting data, charts, and graphs. Tovani models reading the data, the class discusses how the data is displayed and interpreted, then students practice reading charts in small groups. Used with permission from Stenhouse Publishers.

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Modeling What Good Readers Do

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November 02, 2007 10:12:07 AM

Used with permission from Stenhouse Publishers.

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Modeling Reader Confusion Through a Think-Aloud

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November 02, 2007 10:10:16 AM

Watch a teacher model the strategies to help make sense of new text. Used with permission from Stenhouse Publishers.

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Reading Is a Winning Sport

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November 01, 2007 9:24:41 AM

At Whitman Middle School faculty and students participate in a reading challenge, with students working in teams to earn points for the books they've read. Students say the program makes reading fun, and teacher say it improves fluency, fosters vocabulary growth, and boosts test scores. Used with permission from Fairfax County, Virginia Public Schools.

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Literature Circles

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November 01, 2007 9:20:39 AM

Literature circles offer students a chance to share their thinking, improve their comprehension and analytical skills, and expand their vocabulary. Students' participation in choosing the books helps assure the success of this approach. Used with permission from Fairfax County, Virginia Public Schools.

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Free Writing with Sensory Stimuli

Stacey Schwartz

October 30, 2007 1:52:38 PM

A seventh-grade class uses sensory stimuli in a free-writing exercise to enhance comprehension and encourage students' descriptive writing. Used with permission from the Virginia Dept. of Education.

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Asking and Answering Questions

Stacey Schwartz

October 30, 2007 1:40:44 PM

A teacher uses whole-class instruction and a graphic organizer to guide students as they formulate and answer questions related to their text. Used with permission from the Virginia Dept. of Education.

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Creating Questions before Reading

Stacey Schwartz

October 30, 2007 1:39:48 PM

An eighth-grade class uses a summary strategy to generate "juicy" and "dry" questions. Used with permission from the Virginia Dept. of Education.

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Pre-reading Questions

Stacey Schwartz

October 30, 2007 1:33:34 PM

This short clip shows a sixth-grade class reviewing pre-reading questions to focus their reading. Used with permission from the Virginia Dept. of Education.

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Modeling the Word Map

Stacey Schwartz

October 30, 2007 1:00:53 PM

A ninth-grade teachers uses a word map activity to introduce challenging vocabulary. Familiarity with new words helps students as they move on to making predictions and check their inferences. Used with permission from the Virginia Dept. of Education.

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Preparing Students to Read and Infer

Stacey Schwartz

October 30, 2007 12:41:54 PM

A seventh-grade teacher leads his class in through a pre-reading exercise in making inferences. Used with permission from the Virginia Dept. of Education.

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