Differentiating instructional strategies to support English language learners

Buteau, Gerard; True, Marianne
June 2009
New England Reading Association Journal;2009, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p23
Academic Journal
The article examines strategies for differentiating instruction that provides a supportive environment for English language learners (ELL). Teachers use cognates or a word's equivalent in a native language to teach new vocabulary words in English. Choral reading encourages children to practice their reading with support from the teacher and their peers. Letter-sound correspondence and comprehension is encouraged by using the react and rhyme technique.


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