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Developing Reading and Writing in Second Language Learners Lessons from the Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bilingual Education,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Language Arts,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading,
  • Education / Bilingual Education,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching

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Edition Notes

ContributionsDiane August (Editor), Timothy Shanahan (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11281396M
ISBN 100805862099
ISBN 109780805862096

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Book Description. A Co-Publication of Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. and The International Reading Association. This book is a shorter version of the full volume Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. The Panel – a distinguished group of expert researchers in . DEVELOPING LITERACY IN SECOND-LANGUAGE LEARNERS Of interest is the finding that there are similar proportions of second-language learners and monolingual speakers classified as poor readers, which most likely means that speaking a non-societal language per se is not a cause ofpoor reading achievement. (August & Shanahan, ) Developing Reading and Writing in Second Language Learners. Summary: This book is a report of the National Literacy Panel on language-minority children and youth. The Panel investigated and discussed recent research on the following domains: 1) development of literacy in language-minority children and youth, 2. A Co-Publication of Routledge, the Center for Applied Linguistics, and the International Reading Association. This book is a shorter version of Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners, reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and book concisely summarizes what is known from empirical research about the /5(3).

Improving Adult Literacy Instruction Developing Reading and Writing. M ore than an estimated 90 million adults in the United States lack the literacy skills needed for fully productive and secure lives. The effects of this shortfall are many: Adults with low literacy have lower rates of participation in the labor force and lower earnings when they do have jobs, for example. Developing Reading and Writing in Second-Language Learners. This book was created as a summary of the full volume, Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners, reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on language-minority children and youth. Related Files. A Co-Publication of Routledge, the Center for Applied Linguistics, and the International Reading Association. This book is a shorter version of Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners, reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. This book concisely summarizes what is known from empirical research about the . Developing Reading and Writing in Second-Language Learners. This book was created as a summary of the full volume, Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners, reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on language-minority children and youth. Working with Children Who Have Had No Formal Reading Instruction in Their First Language.

research on acquiring literacy in a second language remains limited. While the key findings summarized herein are supported by research evidence, the research on some topics is scant. Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners will be of particular value to re-searchers interested in the development of literacy in language-minority Size: 92KB. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Developing Reading and Writing in Second-Language Learners: Lessons from the Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! This book was created as a summary of the full volume, Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners, reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on language-minority children and more about the full report and read an executive summary.. In this more accessible version, chapters adapted from the full report concisely review the state of . developing students’ reading and writing skills. In the second section, we discuss effective pedagogical practices that teachers draw upon while teaching reading and/or writing to ELLs. Teachers’ Understanding of Linguistics In this section, we discuss some of the components that make up teachers’ understanding.