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Author Barrett-Dragan, Patricia.
Title A how-to guide for teaching English language learners in the primary classroom / Pat Barrett Dragan.
Imprint Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c2005.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  PE1128.A2 B314 2005    AVAILABLE


Call # PE1128.A2 B314 2005
Phys. Description xiv, 258 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-247) and index.
Contents Looking through the eyes of second language -- Atmosphere of excitement -- Demystifying second language acquisition -- Getting started teaching ell's : a look at the first twenty days of school -- Exciting ways to get children talking --Facilitating oral language acquisition through poetry, music, and song -- Using literature, shared reading, and the illustrated book to help children acquire vocabulary and language and learn to read -- Enriching language learning through language arts and visual art connections -- Thematic teaching: making connections -- Writing and publishing with english language learners -- Putting it all together with puppetry, masks, and dramatic activities -- Parents are the first, the best, and the most reliable teachers of their children ... a school that validates a student's home life and shows an appreciation for his or her parents or caregivers goes a long way toward building the student's sense of identity and self-esteem -- Connecting with families.
Subject English language -- Study and teaching (Primary) -- Foreign speakers.
ISBN 0325007004 (alk. paper)
9780325007007 (alk. paper)