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The ESL/ELL teacher's survival guide : ready-to-use strategies, tools, and activities for teaching English language learners of all levels / Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski.


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Ferlazzo, Larry.
Publication date:
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2012.
  • Book
  • xiv, 322 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
"Grades 4-12"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Machine generated contents note: About the AuthorsAcknowledgmentsIntroductionPART ONE: GETTING STARTED WITH ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERSChapter 1: ESL Instruction: The Big PictureSome Facts About the ELL PopulationA Primer on ESL ResearchA Quick Tour of ESL Best PracticesChapter 2: ESL Classroom Basics: Building a Positive and Effective Learning EnvironmentThe First "R": Building RelationshipsThe Second "R": Resources in the ESL ClassroomThe Third "R": Establishing RoutinesPART TWO: TEACHING BEGINNING ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERSChapter 3: Key Elements of a Curriculum for Beginning ELLsChapter 4: Daily Instruction for Beginning ELLsReflectionHomeworkField TripsAssessmentPicture Word Inductive Unit PlanA Sample Week in a Two Period (Sixty Minutes Each) Beginning ESL ClassYear-Long ScheduleOther ActivitiesPART THREE: TEACHING INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERSChapter 5: Key Elements of a Curriculum for Intermediate ELLsChapter 6: Daily Instruction for Intermediate ELLsReflectionHomeworkField TripsAssessmentA Sample Unit: Problem/SolutionA Sample Week in a Two Period (Sixty Minutes Each) Intermediate ESL ClassInductive Lesson PlanUsing Text to Generate Analytical Writing Lesson PlanOther ActivitiesPART FOUR: TEACHING ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS IN THE CONTENT AREASChapter 7: English Language Learners in the Mainstream ClassroomChapter 8: Teaching Social StudiesChapter 9: Teaching ScienceChapter 10: Teaching MathPART FIVE: FURTHER STRATEGIES TO ENSURE SUCCESSChapter 11: Using Learning Games in the ESL ClassroomResearch SupportWhat are the Qualities of a Good Learning Game?Chapter 12: Handling Potential ChallengesStudent MotivationThe Advantages of Being Bilingual or Multilingual Lesson PlanThe Qualities of a Successful Language Learner Lesson PlanTextbook IntegrationError CorrectionLimited Access to Educational TechnologyMultilevel ClassesPrimary Language Use in the ESL ClassroomClassroom ManagementBook SelectionChapter 13: Assessing English Language LearnersAssessing ELLs: Key PrinciplesAfterwordEndnotesReferences.
"A much-needed resource for teaching English to all learnersThe number of English language learners in U.S. schools is projected to grow to twenty-five percent by 2025. Most teachers have English learners in their classrooms, from kindergarten through college. The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide offers educators practical strategies for setting up an ESL-friendly classroom, motivating and interacting with students, communicating with parents of English learners, and navigating the challenges inherent in teaching ESL students. Provides research-based instructional techniques which have proven effective with English learners at all proficiency levels Offers thematic units complete with reproducible forms and worksheets, sample lesson plans, and sample student assignments The book's ESL lessons connect to core standards and technology applications This hands-on resource will give all teachers at all levels the information they need to be effective ESL instructors"-- Provided by publisher.
Hull-Sypnieski, Katie, 1974-
Jossey-Bass teacher.

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