Textbook | Table of Contents

POLICIES, PRACTICES, AND PROFESSIONALISM: ESOL FEDERAL AND STATE LEGISLATION

  • Introduction: Jane Govoni
  • Literacy strategy: Talking drawings
  • Teacher vignette: Ms. Miller, 3rd grade, Florida
  • Major court cases related to English learners
  • Florida legislation

Chapter 1 – Implications of the Florida Consent Decree

  • Gloria M. Artecona-Pelaez
  • Literacy strategy: 60 second chat
  • The EICM Model
  • Extended Thinking and Synthesis Questions

EMBRACING DIVERSITY: IMPACT OF CULTURAL CONTEXTS IN THE CLASSROOM

  • Introduction
  • Jane Govoni
  • Literacy strategy: Exclusion brainstorming
  • Teacher vignette: Ms. Gerrior, Kindergarten, Ohio
  • Professional Journal: Analysis of language and culture

Chapter 2 – Transforming Challenges into Opportunities: Becoming a Culturally Proficient Educator

  • Samuel S. Perkins
  • Literacy strategy: Probable passage
  • Characteristics of culture
  • Culture and learning styles
  • Literacy strategy: Think-pair-share
  • Extended Thinking and Synthesis Questions

Chapter 3 – Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education (SLIFE)

  • Andrea DeCapua
  • Literacy strategy: Teach the text backward
  • Teacher vignette: Mrs. Muñoz, Mrs. Mondicano, Mr. Ramesh, 9th grade, Massachusetts
  • Literacy
  • The dimensions of collectivism and individualism
  • The mutually adaptive learning paradigm (MALP®)
  • Extended Thinking and Synthesis Questions

APPLIED LINGUISTICS: LANGUAGE AND LITERACY

  • Introduction
  • Jane Govoni
  • Literacy strategy: Dear teacher
  • Teacher vignette: Ms. Woodward, 5th grade, New York

Chapter 4 – The Fundamentals of Applied Linguistics: Communication through

  • Language
  • Elizabeth Platt
  • Literacy strategy: Anticipation guide
  • Phonology, Morphology, Syntax
  • Semantics, Pragmatics
  • Extended Thinking and Synthesis Questions

Chapter 5 – Analyzing Theories of Second Language Acquisition

  • María Beatriz Mendoza, Elizabeth Platt, and Teresa Lucas
  • Literacy strategy: Previewing
  • Teacher vignette: Ms. Woodward (continued)
  • Approaches to language development
  • SCT in the language classroom
  • Literacy strategy: Story mapping
  • Extended Thinking and Synthesis Questions

ESOL METHODS, CURRICULUM, AND MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT: PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION

  • Introduction
  • Jane Govoni
  • Literacy strategy: Wordsplash
  • Teacher vignette: Mr. Schroeder, Ms. Li, and Ms. Wu, Middle School, Minnesota

Chapter 6 – Bilingualism in the Classroom

  • Oneyda Paneque and Teresa Lucas
  • Literacy strategy: Teach the text backward
  • Benefits of bilingualism
  • Concepts for teachers, Principles of skill transfer
  • Extended Thinking and Synthesis Questions

Chapter 7 – Making the Connection to Literacy: English Learners with Disabilities

  • Diane Rodriguez and Esmeralda Rodriguez
  • Literacy strategy: KWL
  • Teacher vignette: Ms. Smith, North Carolina
  • Literacy and English learners with disabilities
  • Strategies to improve reading skills of English learners with disabilities
  • Assessment of English learners with disabilities
  • Case Study: Griselda
  • Literacy strategy: Character frames
  • Extended Thinking and Synthesis Questions

Chapter 8 – Identifying and Serving Gifted ELs

  • Cindy Lovell
  • Literacy strategy: First lines
  • Teacher vignette: Ms. Lovell, Florida
  • Perceptions and Misconceptions about gifted students
  • Underrepresentation of ELs in gifted programs
  • Serving gifted ELs in the mainstream classroom
  • Extended Thinking and Synthesis Questions
  • ESOL TESTING AND EVALUATION

Chapter 9 – Using Proficiency Testing to Improve Instruction: WIDA Access 2.0 for ELLs

  • Florin Mihai
  • Literacy strategy: KWL
  • Teacher vignette: Ms. Whitecage, 3rd grade, Ms. Jones, 7th grade science,
  • and Mr. Blake, 7-8th grade, California
  • Proficiency testing
  • Stage of SLA: A foundation for the WIDA standards
  • Extended Thinking and Synthesis Questions

Chapter 10 – ELs and Content Area Assessment: Large-Scale and Classroom-Based

  • Considerations
  • Florin Mihai
  • Teacher vignette: Ms. Whitecage, Ms. Jones, and Mr. Blake (continued) Assessment principles
  • Test accommodations for EL: Definitions and examples
  • ELs and classroom-based assessments
  • Literacy strategy: Sum it Up!
  • Extended Thinking and Synthesis Questions