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Teaching Reading to Elementary ESL Students Power Point Presentation

October 27, 2004

This presentation was sponsored by the Office of Specialized Populations, Bureau of Bilingual/ESL Education to address strategies that can be used to teach reading to elementary English as a Second Language (ESL) students. Topics that were addressed were the following:

  • Early literacy
  • Literacy centers
  • Reader’s theater
  • Journals
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Phonics
  • Predictable books
  • Role of first language
  • Vocabulary
  • Background knowledge
  • Questioning techniques
  • Comprehension
  • AT-risk students
  • Assessment