120 Content Strategies for English Language Learners: Teaching for Academic Success in Secondary School

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Written by renowned author, Jodi Reiss, 120 Content Area Strategies for Teaching English Language learners offers practical instructional and assessment strategies built on a strong foundation of second language acquisition theories and principles that you can easily incorporate into your daily classroom instruction. These strategies address how to build background knowledge and learning strategies, read for comprehension, give clear instructions, assess learning, consider culture & its impact on learning, and more. All 120 strategies are concise and easy to follow with helpful guides to help you maximize your secondary students’ performance potential in the content areas at every level of English language development.

 

 New to this Edition:

  • 15 new practical applications
  • Substantial additions in areas of reading the textbook, review techniques and products, and questioning techniques for increased participation               
  • Expanded and updated TechConnection websites
  • Book Club section with questions for self-directed discussion
  • Chart of select strategies cross-referenced with core content areas in addition to previously included chart of strategies that support the four language skills

 

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'This user friendly text can be used as a guide for new teachers who are looking to gain understanding of language and content learning as well as seasoned teachers who want to expand their repertoire of useful strategies." ~Jennifer Stengel-Mohr, Queens College, Flushing, NY

 

"I found this book to be an excellent guide for novices and veteran teachers alike. The ideas are written in clear and understandable language. The strategies and techniques are explained in a away that makes teachers comfortable enough to attempt them with confidence." ~ Timothy A. Rodriguez, The Ohio State University at Lima, Lima, OH

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Best-selling author Jodi Reiss presents teachers with practical instructional and assessment strategies built on a strong foundation of second language acquisition theories and principles. The 120 strategies address all aspects of teaching your English language learners, from building background knowledge, through facilitating instruction, textbook comprehension, activities, and assignments, to assessing learning. These concise and easy-to-follow strategies will help maximize your secondary students’ performance potential in the content areas at every level of English language development.

 

This Second Edition of this favorite teacher resource now includes 18 new strategies and 15 new practical applications, as well as substantial additions in the areas of reading the textbook, review techniques and products, and questioning techniques for increased classroom participation. Reiss has expanded and updated the TechConnection feature, included a Book Club section with questions for self-directed discussion, and added a chart of select strategies cross-referenced with core content areas in addition to previously included chart of strategies that support the four language skills.

 

What are your colleagues saying about 120 Content Area Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners

 

"This user-friendly text can be used as a guide for new teachers who are looking to gain understanding of language and content learning as well as seasoned teachers who want to expand their repertoire of useful strategies."

Jennifer Stengel-Mohr, Queens College

 

"I found this book to be an excellent guide for novices and veteran teachers alike. The ideas are written in clear and understandable language. The strategies and techniques are explained in a way that makes teachers comfortable enough to attempt them with confidence."     

Timothy A. Rodriguez, The Ohio State University at Lima

 

 

About the Author

Jodi Reiss has taught students at every level of instruction. Before retiring from Florida International University in Miami, she served as the director of the TESOL Masters’ program where she adapted, developed, and taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate TESOL courses. Since her retirement, Jodi has written three books for secondary school teachers on strategies for teaching content to English language learners. She conducts teacher workshops and presentations for school districts throughout the United States.

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