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Book Bridges for ESL Students : Using Young Adult and Children's Literature to Teach ESL - Suzanne Elizabeth Reid

Book Bridges for ESL Students

Using Young Adult and Children's Literature to Teach ESL

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Published: 28th February 2002
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Books written for children or teens can serve as a valuable teaching tool for language - attractive illustrations and easy vocabulary deal with familiar situations, so that language is acquired easily and the students maintain a high degree of interest. Book Bridges is a complete teaching resource, replete with activities, suggested materials for classroom use, and lesson plans. Reid has carefully reviewed and recommended dozens of audience-appropriate books, for which she provides practice exercises and thought-provoking assignments. Lesson plans address the needs of an entire class or can be tailored for the small group or individual tutoring session. Every teacher needs this guide in his or her teacher's toolbox!

A clear and straightforward presentation for both novice and more experienced ESL teachers. * School Library Journal *
Each chapter provides concrete teaching techniques and activities for teaching ESL students. * Booklist, 9/1/2002 *
This easy-to-use handbook will help teachers whose classrooms include students whose first language is not English. * Hispanic Outlook *
This text's inspired use of juvenile books will serve as a welcome-and reassuring-guide * VOYA *
Each chapter provides concrete teaching techniques and activities for teaching ESL students * Booklist, 9/1/2002 *

First Encountersp. 1
Literature in the ESL Classroom: A Rationalep. 11
Multiple Passesp. 21
Using Picture Books for Basic-Level Learnersp. 35
Teaching Historyp. 49
Teaching Science and Mathp. 67
Focus on Multicultural Themesp. 81
When Most Students Don't Speak Englishp. 95
Special Populationsp. 107
Bibliographyp. 117
Selected Annotated Bibliography of Resources for Teachersp. 125
Indexp. 131
About the Authorp. 137
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ISBN: 9780810842137
ISBN-10: 0810842130
Series: Scarecrow Studies in Young Adult Literature
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 104
Published: 28th February 2002
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 14.7  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.29