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Reading to learn for ELs : motivation practices and comprehension strategies for informational texts / Ana M. Taboada Barber.

Author/Creator:
Taboada Barber, Ana, author.
Publication:
Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, [2016]
Series:
Research-informed classroom series.
The Research-Informed classroom
Format/Description:
Book
xxviii, 164 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
Reading comprehension -- Study and teaching.
Contents:
Motivation practices: Why the desire to know matters
Understanding how ELs acquire new knowledge
Background knowledge and self-efficacy: Feeling competent about what I know and can do
Vocabulary learning and knowledge goals: Developing the language of experts
Determining importance: Main ideas and topic relevance
Text-based questioning and autonomy: Wanting to know more
Monitoring comprehension and collaborating: Determining what we know
When the EL label no longer feels like a barrier.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 142-160) and index.
ISBN:
9780325062518
032506251X
OCLC:
936006199
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