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Equitable Access for English Learners, Grades K-6
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Equitable Access for English Learners, Grades K-6
Strategies and Units for Differentiating Your Language Arts Curriculum

  • Mary Soto - California State University, East Bay, USA
  • David E. Freeman - University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA, University of Texas at Brownsville
  • Yvonne S. Freeman - University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA, University of Texas at Brownsville
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200 pages | Corwin
 
Part 1. Introduction
 
Chapter 1. Foundations for the Equitable Access Approach for English Learners
 
Part 2. Introduction
 
Chapter 2. Language Objectives: Seeds, Plants, and Plant Growth Unit
 
Chapter 3. Making the Input Comprehensible: Habitats Unit
 
Chapter 4. Characteristics of Text That Support Readers: Our Amazing Oceans
 
Chapter 5. Teaching Academic Language and Meaningful Content: Our Earth, Natural Disasters
 
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Mary C. Soto

Mary Soto, an Assistant Professor in the Teacher Education Department at California State University East Bay, prepares teacher candidates and masters students to work with diverse learners. She is a co-author of ESL Teaching: Principles for Success (Heinemann, 2016) and has published articles on the topic of bilingual/ESL teaching. She presents at national and international conferences. Her research interests focus on best practices for long-term English Learners. More About Author

David E. Freeman

Dr. Yvonne Freeman and Dr. David Freeman are professors emeriti at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Both are interested in effective education for emergent bilinguals. They present regularly at international, national, and state conferences. They have worked extensively in schools in the U.S. They have also worked with educators in Ecuador, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Argentina, Uruguay, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Lithuania, Mallorca, and Sweden.       The Freemans have authored books, articles and book chapters jointly and separately on the topics of second language teaching, biliteracy,... More About Author

Yvonne S. Freeman

Dr. Yvonne Freeman and Dr. David Freeman are professors emeriti at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Both are interested in effective education for emergent bilinguals. They present regularly at international, national, and state conferences. They have worked extensively in schools in the U.S. They have also worked with educators in Ecuador, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Argentina, Uruguay, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Lithuania, Mallorca, and Sweden.      The Freemans have authored books, articles and book chapters jointly and separately on the topics of second language teaching,... More About Author