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Helping English Language Learners Meet the Common Core

Assessment and Instructional Strategies K-12, 1st Edition

By Paul Boyd-Batstone

Routledge

184 pages

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This new teacher-friendly book offers a quick, efficient, easy-to-use tool--the Classroom Assessment of Language Levels (CALL)--to assess the language levels of English learners in grades K-12. Learn how to effectively use the tool utilizing direct interview and small-group observation to determine students’ instructional levels and needs. Get a variety of engaging, differentiated, Common Core-based strategies that can be used post-assessment to help students at each level improve their speaking and listening skills.

Strategies to help all your ELLs optimize their learning include…

  • Using interactive journals
  • Creating chart stories
  • Using meaningful gestures
  • Using cognates
  • Exploring word origins
  • And much, much more!

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Classroom Assessment of Language Levels

Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview of the Classroom Assessment of Language Levels

Chapter 2: The Components of the Classroom Assessment of Language Levels

Chapter 3: Ways to Conduct an Assessment: Direct Interview and Indirect Small-Group Observation

Part 2: Classroom Strategies for ELLs at Each Level

Chapter 4: Level 1: The Beginning Stage and Common Core Listening and Speaking

Chapter 5: Level 2: The Early Intermediate Stage and Common Core Listening and Speaking

Chapter 6: Level 3: The Intermediate Stage and Common Core Listening and Speaking

Chapter 7: Level 4: The Early Advanced Stage and Common Core Listening and Speaking

Chapter 8: Level 5: The Advanced Stage and Common Core Listening and Speaking

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General

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