Mainstreaming Language Minority Children in Reading and Writing
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Published by Phi Delta Kappa Intl Inc .
Written in English


  • Composition & Creative Writing - General,
  • Reading Skills,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - General,
  • Education

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SeriesFastback Series, No 340
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11117412M
ISBN 100873673409
ISBN 109780873673402

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 43 pages: illustrations, portraits ; 18 cm. Contents: Barriers to language acquisition: The reductionist barrier ; The cultural difference barrier ; The barrier of inadequate communication by adults --What language minority students need: Reading needs ; Writing needs --What teachers can do: The Whole-Language . A Co-Publication of Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. and The International Reading Association. This book is a shorter version of the full volume Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. The Panel – a distinguished group of expert researchers in reading, language, bilingualism, research /5(4).   When the only books children can access are in a language their parents do not speak, they miss out on the benefits of shared reading. When they only see other people in books -- other cultures, traditions, and languages -- we tell them their culture is not important or their language is not worthy of being in print.   Buy Developing reading and writing in second-language learners: Lessons from the Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-minority Children and Youth 1 by August, Diance (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: 2.

Nonetheless, some children, in particular children from poor, minority, or non-English-speaking families and children who have innate predispositions for reading difficulties, need the support of high-quality preschool and school environments and of excellent primary instruction to be sure of reading success. Children's writing in ESL: What we've learned, what we're learning. In P. Rigg and D.S. Enright (Eds.), "Children and ESL: Integrating perspectives." Washington, DC: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages. Hudelson, S. (). The role of native language literacy in the education of language minority children. "Language Arts," But when the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison looked at 3, children’s books published in the United States last year, it found that only 14 percent. from those of mainstream-culture children. As we get to know our language minority students through daily conversations, their experiences can become a wealth of subject matter for daily writing and can be related to the leveled books they are reading. So in Reading Recovery, we would do well to never be persuaded that a particular child will.

language-minority students’ language profi-ciency and to make placement and reclassifi-cation decisions are inadequate in most respects And students who are not proficient in four essential domains—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—but are no longer classified as LEP continue to struggle with reading and academic coursework. In book: Second Language Writing Systems. bHickey (, b among children in mainstream primary schools, Promoting reading in a minority language. Tina M. Hickey; View project. Every year the Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC), housed in the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, reports the number of multicultural titles in print. In comparison to titles deemed as “mainstream” or “popular,” the number of published multicultural titles by and about people of color remains low. In addition, Ernst-Slavit and Mulhern () found that the presence of books in the classroom in children's L1 conveys a clear message to the children about the value ascribed to minority.