Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners

Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners

Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face English language learners (ELLs) and ways in which educators might address them in the social studies classroom. The authors offer context-specific strategies for the full range of the social studies curriculum, including geography, U.S. history, world history, economics, and government. These practical instructional strategies will effectively engage learners and can be incorporated as a regular part of instruction in any classroom. An annotated list of web and print resources completes the volume, making this a valuable reference to help social studies teachers meet the challenges of including all learners in effective instruction. Features and updates to this new edition include: • An updated and streamlined Part 1 provides an essential overview of ELL theory in a social studies specific-context. • "Teaching Tips" offer helpful suggestions and ideas for creating and modifying lesson plans to be inclusive of ELLs. • Additional practical examples and new pedagogical elements in Part 3 include more visuals, suggestions for harnessing new technologies, discussion questions, and reflection points. • New material that takes into account the demands of the Common Core State Standards, as well as updates to the web and print resources in Part 4.

Teaching History and Social Studies to English Language Learners

Preparing Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers

Teaching History and Social Studies to English Language Learners

This book investigates the preparation of secondary history and social studies (SS) teachers to teach English language learners (ELLs) in twenty-first century classrooms. This edited collection focuses on the ways in which pre-service and in-service teachers have developed – or may develop – instructional effectiveness for working with ELLs in the secondary history and social studies classroom. The authors address a variety of standards and content examples, including the National Council for Social Studies C3 Framework and Curriculum Standards, the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, and content from history, geography, and civics. This volume is part of a set of four edited books focused on teaching the key content areas to English language learners.

The SIOP Model for Teaching History-Social Studies to English Learners

The SIOP Model for Teaching History-Social Studies to English Learners

Based on the best-selling resource Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP« Model by acclaimed authors Jana Echevarria, MaryEllen Vogt, and Deborah Short, K-12 history-social studies teachers, coaches, and intervention specialists now have access to research-based, STOP-tested techniques for lessons specifically for the history-social studies classroom. In The SIOP« Model for Teaching History-Social Studies to English Learners SIOP« techniques, activities, sample lessons and complete units guide educators in promoting academic language and development along with comprehensible content. To learn about other SIOP« Model resources available see the inside front cover. Overwhelming Response from Reviewers! "I LOVE the Teacher Think Alouds-brilliant!! I will have my student teachers do this in their reflections."ùMaggie Beddow, CSU Sacramento, Sacramento CA "The lessons are a strength of the book... they demonstrate and illustrate how to implement STOP in the content area...land] seem much more likely to elicit higher level thinking skills."ùRobin L. Gordon, Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles CA Take a Glimpse Inside Identifies features of the academic language of history, social studies, geography, civics, and government. Presents a systematic process for teaching both history academic content and language to English learners. Provides use-tomorrow techniques and activities for implementing the eight components of the SIOP« Model in a history classroom. Includes lesson plans and comprehensive units for grade-bands K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12 that illustrate how SIOP« techniques can be effective for all students, not just English learners.

Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners

Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners

This book provides simple and straightforward advice on how to teach English Language Learners in the classroom. In Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners the authors offer context-specific strategies for the full range of the social studies curriculum, including geography, U.S. history, world history, economics, and government. A fully annotated list of web and print resources completes the volume, making this a valuable reference to help social studies teachers meet the challenges of including all learners in effective instruction.

Passport to Learning

Teaching Social Studies to ESL Students

Passport to Learning


Navigating the Common Core with English Language Learners

Practical Strategies to Develop Higher-Order Thinking Skills

Navigating the Common Core with English Language Learners

Praise for Navigating the Common Core with English Language Learners "Larry Ferlazzo, Katie Hull Sypnieski, and fellow practitioners have done a remarkable job of providing a clear and engaging roadmap to unpacking the Common Core for English learners. This book will equip educators with the practices, the research, and the courage needed to make sure our ELL students succeed in an increasingly demanding global world." —Giselle Lundy-Ponce, Associate Director, Educational Issues, American Federation of Teachers "This book makes the Common Core accessible for language-learning students at every level. Ferlazzo and Hull Sypnieski are practitioners who 'walk the walk' daily and this makes their writing especially practical and authentic. The integration of Social-Emotional Learning will make this title a must-read for thoughtful educators looking to meet the wide range of needs that today's students bring to the classroom." —Dana Dusbiber, High School English Teacher, Sacramento, California Written by experienced teachers of English Language Learners, this essential resource gives educators a much-needed and practical guide for implementing the Common Core State Standards in ELL classrooms. Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski provide a digest of the latest research and developments in ELL education, along with comprehensive guidance in reading and writing, social studies, math, science, social/emotional learning and more.The book's expert guidance helps instructors instill the higher-order thinking skills demanded by the Common Core, and its ready-to-use lesson plans and reproducible handouts help educators bring key ideas and concepts to life in the classroom.

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners, Grades 6-12

A Framework for Improving Achievement in the Content Areas

Teaching Reading to English Language Learners, Grades 6-12

This book provides a field-tested, research-based approach to expediting reading comprehension that results in higher test scores not just for ELLs, but for all students.

Teaching the Content Areas to English Language Learners in Secondary Schools

English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies

Teaching the Content Areas to English Language Learners in Secondary Schools

This practitioner-based book provides different approaches for reaching an increasing population in today’s schools - English language learners (ELLs). The recent development and adoption of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects (CCSS-ELA/Literacy), the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, the C3 Framework, and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) highlight the role that teachers have in developing discipline-specific competencies. This requires new and innovative approaches for teaching the content areas to all students. The book begins with an introduction that contextualizes the chapters in which the editors highlight transdisciplinary theories and approaches that cut across content areas. In addition, the editors include a table that provides a matrix of how strategies and theories map across the chapters. The four sections of the book represent the following content areas: English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. This book offers practical guidance that is grounded in relevant theory and research and offers teachers suggestions on how to use the approaches described.

The SIOP Model for Teaching English-language Arts to English Learners

The SIOP Model for Teaching English-language Arts to English Learners

"Written for SIOP teachers and those who have learned the SIOP Model, this book includes proven, effective English-language arts lessons and comprehensive units designed by SIOP language arts educators Karlin LaPorta and Lisa Mitchener. In addition, this book provides ideas to adapt the techniques for students at different levels of English proficiency. This invaluable resource is sure to become an indispensable resource for ELA educators of English learners."--BOOK JACKET.

Essentials of Elementary Social Studies

Essentials of Elementary Social Studies

Essentials of Elementary Social Studies is a teacher friendly text that provides comprehensive treatment of classroom planning, instruction, and strategies. Praised for its dynamic approaches and a writing style that is conversational, personal, and professional, this text enables and encourages teachers to effectively teach elementary social studies using creative and active learning strategies. New to this Edition This fourth edition has been significantly refined with new and relevant topics and strategies needed for effectively teaching elementary social studies. • Keeping with the book’s emphasis on planning and teaching, a full, new chapter on lesson plans has been added. This chapter is designed to provide elementary teachers with 14 classroom tested lessons for each grade level (K-6). • A new chapter on technology is designed to better prepare elementary teachers to effectively teach social studies with technology. Attention is given to digital history, media literacy, teaching with film and music, and numerous other types of impactful technology. • Each chapter now includes a “Resources” section. The resources section provides various resources for further development. The section includes articles, books, and web resources. • Each chapter now includes “Extension” and "Focus" activities. These activities provide readers with the opportunity to extend the learning experience with relevant and meaningful scenarios. Instructors can also use the extension and focus activities as class activities. • Brand new companion website expands on chapter content and provides resources for further study (www.routledge.com/cw/Turner).