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Ch 10: English Language Development for ELL Students

About This Chapter

These entertaining lessons explore ways to enhance your ELL students' English language development. You'll closely examine English language development programs and discover modifications you can make in the classroom to assist your students.

English Language Development for ELL Students - Chapter Summary

In this short chapter is an in-depth examination of English language development for ELL students. Take a look at the engaging lessons to gain greater insight into English Language Development (ELD) programs and common challenges faced by English language learners. Also, you can explore ways to teach grammar and speaking skills to ESL students.

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How It Helps

  • Defines important concepts: This chapter offers definitions and descriptions of important concepts related to English language development in ELL instruction.
  • Describes ELL student challenges and solutions: Lessons examine challenges ELL students can face when developing English skills as well as modifications you can make to create a supportive learning environment.
  • Offers teaching strategies: The teaching strategies covered in this chapter give you useful tools you can use to help improve your students' grammar and speaking skills.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Describe English language development instruction and how it benefits students
  • List and discuss the key components of an English language development program
  • Modify your classroom to accommodate your ELL students
  • Utilize strategies that can help you teach grammar to your ESL students
  • Discuss spelling challenges commonly faced by ESL students
  • Identify and utilize methods for teaching speaking skills to your ELL students
  • Explain how oral language can impact a student's reading development

7 Lessons in Chapter 10: English Language Development for ELL Students
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English Language Development Instruction & Its Benefits

1. English Language Development Instruction & Its Benefits

How do educators help English language learners become fluent in English? In this lesson, we'll examine one method, English language development instruction, including how it differs from sheltered instruction and what its benefits are.

Characteristics of Effective English Language Development Programs

2. Characteristics of Effective English Language Development Programs

English Language Development (ELD) programming serves as an essential component of increasingly diverse modern school systems. This lesson takes a close look at the critical aspects and characteristics of a clearly articulated ELD program within the context of the United States.

Environmental Modifications for English Language Learners

3. Environmental Modifications for English Language Learners

The environment, not just the content, must be carefully considered when teaching English language learners (ELLs). Read this lesson to learn about environmental modifications you can make to ensure language learning success for your ELLs.

Teaching Grammar to ESL Students

4. Teaching Grammar to ESL Students

Teaching grammar ESL Students is vastly different from teaching grammar to English speaking students. This lesson will provide tips for effective grammar instruction that will meet the needs for both.

Common ESL Spelling Challenges

5. Common ESL Spelling Challenges

Learning to speak, listen, read, and write in English can certainly be a challenge. This lesson addresses some of the specific spelling challenges often facing English language learners.

Teaching Speaking Skills to ELL Students: Methods & Resources

6. Teaching Speaking Skills to ELL Students: Methods & Resources

Do you remember learning to speak English? Most native speakers don't, and this can make it hard to teach someone else speaking skills. In this lesson, we'll look at various forms of spoken language acquisition as well as guidelines for instruction.

The Impact of Oral Language on Reading Development

7. The Impact of Oral Language on Reading Development

Oral language skills are fundamentally connected to the ability to learn reading. In this lesson, explore the direct links between oral language and reading development, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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