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Teaching Reading to High School ESL Students Power Point Presentation

December 14, 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 high school English as a Second Language (ESL) students. Topics that were addressed were the following:

    • Comprehensible Input
    • Reading in a second language
    • Strategies for beginning readers
    • Strategies for intermediate readers
    • Literature circles
    • Reflecting on text
    • Pantomime
    • Readers’ Theater
    • Choral Reading
    • Developing word awareness
    • Thematic Approach
    • Writing in a second language
    • Phonics instruction
    • Teaching comprehension
    • Guided reading
    • Post-reading strategies
    • Language Experience Approach
    • Assessment