Books for Helping English Language Learners

50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners by Adrienne L. Herrell and Michael L. Jordan
Includes a rich assortment of practical strategies aligned to TESOL standards which have been field-tested in diverse classrooms. Each strategy includes a brief explanation, step-by-step instructions on how to plan and use the strategy, and two classroom scenarios demonstrating how the strategy can be adapted for different grade levels and content areas.

Assessing English Language Learners: Bridges From Language Proficiency to Academic Achievement by Margo Gottlieb
With both depth and breadth, this practical resource covers how to equitably and comprehensively assess the language proficiency and academic achievement of English language learners.

Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners by Jane Hill
The strategies discussed in the book include homework and practice, summarizing and note taking, and use of non-linguistic representations, among many others. For each strategy, the authors provide a summary of the research, detailed examples of how to modify the strategy for use with ELLs in mainstream classrooms, and teacher accounts of implementation.

Getting Started with English Language Learners: How Educators Can Meet the Challenge by Judie Haynes
This book is a practical resource to help educators who are new to the field of English as a Second Language understand the needs of English language learners. From learning how students acquire a second language to differentiating instruction to exploring practical strategies for teaching newcomers, this book will help educators learn how to create effective learning environments for English language learners.

How to Teach English Language Learners: Effective Strategies from Outstanding Educators, Grades K-6 by Diane Haager, Janette K. Klingner, and Terese C. Aceves
This hands-on book offers teachers a much-needed resource that will help maximize learning for English Language Learners (ELLs). Through highly readable portraits, the authors take readers into eight teachers’ classrooms, illustrating richly what it is they do differently that yields such great results from English learners.

Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model by Jana J. Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt and Deborah J. Short
The book provides school administrators, teachers, coaches, teacher candidates, university faculty, and field experience supervisors with a superior tool for improving the education of English learners and promoting their academic gains.

Reading, Writing, and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for K-12 Teachers by Suzanne F. Peregoy and Qwen f. Boyle
In this comprehensive, accessible guide, pre- and in-service K-12 teachers get a firm understanding of the essential topics of first and second language acquisition along with teaching and assessment strategies for oral language development, vocabulary, writing, reading, and reading and writing across the curriculum.

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