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Teaching Reading to Middle School ESL Students Power Point Presentation

November 18, 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 middle 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