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Ch 5: Diversity in ESL Students

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Let us help you review ESL student diversity with the helpful lessons provided in this chapter. Our mobile-friendly lessons are followed by short quizzes that test your knowledge and can make sure you're prepared for diversity questions on an upcoming exam.

Diversity in ESL Students - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our expert instructors present topics related to ESL student diversity. The brief lessons can help you review ways to teach special populations of ELL students with unique learning needs. After completing this chapter, you should understand how to:

  • Identify learning disabilities in your ELL students and teach them accordingly
  • Assess English language learners for special education
  • Use specific instructional strategies to teach ELL students with special needs
  • Teach gifted ELL students using proven strategies

Feel free to work at your own pace and review this material as many times as you need. Our professional instructors have designed these lessons and quizzes to make it easy for you to study for an exam, finish a homework assignment or just catch up after missed class time. You can access these learning tools on your mobile device or computer at any time that works for you.

5 Lessons in Chapter 5: Diversity in ESL Students
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Teaching Special Populations of ELL Students

1. Teaching Special Populations of ELL Students

As a teacher of English language learners, you may have students in your classroom who have some special characteristics, such as newcomers. This lesson provides you with a guide for working with these students.

Identifying & Teaching ELL Students with Learning Disabilities

2. Identifying & Teaching ELL Students with Learning Disabilities

English language learners without learning disabilities struggle because of language limitations. Those who have a learning disability struggle even more. This lesson discusses the identification and teaching approach as you walk through a practical example.

Assessing ELL Students for Special Education

3. Assessing ELL Students for Special Education

Teachers of English Language Learners face unique challenges in identifying students who require special education services. This lesson describes a process for fair and accurate identification of English Language Learners with special needs.

Instructional Strategies for ELL Students with Special Education Needs

4. Instructional Strategies for ELL Students with Special Education Needs

English Language Learners (ELLs) with special education needs cannot progress like average ELLs in developing English fluency. This lesson gives you some strategies with examples to assist ELLs with special needs.

Strategies for Teaching Gifted ELL Students

5. Strategies for Teaching Gifted ELL Students

Teaching gifted students can be rewarding, but it can also pose unique challenges. In this lesson, teachers are provided strategies and methods specifically designed for use when teaching gifted ELLs (English Language Learners).

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