Balancing Reading and Language Learning.

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Position:Balancing Reading and Language Learning: A Resource For Teaching English Language Learners K-5 - Brief article - Book review

Balancing Reading & Language Learning

Mary Cappellini

Stenhouse Publishers

477 Congress Street, Suite 4B, Portland, ME 04101-3451

1571103678 $30.00 1-800-988-9812 www.stenhouse.com

Balancing Reading & Language Learning: A Resource For Teaching English Language Learners K-5 by educational consultant and former bilingual resource teacher, ESL teacher, and literacy coach Mary Cappellini offers a framework for a balanced classroom reading program that includes the use of reading aloud, shared reading, guided reading, and independent reading to develop a student's skills and fluency in the English language. Classroom instructors will learn how to set up an environment that will enable all English language learners to succeed in advancing their fluency and academic performance; the stages of English language proficiency and how to use them to assess and plan for individual children; advice for tapping into...

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