Chapter 8: Reading Comprehension Among English Learners
Speaking: Elsa Cardenas-Hagan, Ed.D.
This course describes the research for teaching literacy to English learners. The National Literacy Panel Report of Language-Minority Children and Youth’s five components of literacy will be introduced along with the special considerations necessary for designing effective lessons. The implementation of evidence-based practices will be explored, and examples of effective language and literacy will be modeled. Checklists and rubrics for monitoring student progress will also be included in this course.