Teaching ELL Students to Read


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Guided practice is when:

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1. Which of the following best defines an English language learner (ELL) in the school setting?

2. When students decode, they are:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How can you teach English Language Learners to read? This quiz and worksheet can help you evaluate your understanding of strategies used to teach reading to ELLs. You will be assessed on what an ELL is, as well as various approaches to teaching reading.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and the printable worksheet to:

  • Recall what it means to be an English Language Learner
  • Define guided practice
  • Remember the purpose of chunking
  • Bring to mind the point of differentiated instruction
  • Recall the meaning of decoding

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills with these assessments:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on teaching reading to ELL students
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as decoding and chunking text
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as differentiated instruction and guided practice

Additional Learning

To learn more about how to teach reading to English Language Learners (ELLs), look over the related lesson called Teaching ELL Students to Read. In this educational psychology lesson, you will:

  • Define English Language Learners (ELLs)
  • Understand the meaning of decoding and comprehension
  • Identify what it means to differentiate instruction and scaffold instruction
  • Examine how chunking text helps with reading comprehension
  • Investigate how putting an emphasis on vocabulary helps ELLs with reading
  • Evaluate how modeling assists ELLs in their development of reading comprehension skills