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Building Literacy with Multilingual Learners 3/e (PB)

Insights from Linguistics

Now in a revised and expanded third edition, this established course text and teacher guide explores the processes involved in second-language acquisition and translates the research into practical instructional strategies for PreK–12. Engaging classroom vignettes and personal reflections from the authors and other seasoned educators bring the teaching methods and linguistic concepts to life. Highlighting ways to draw on emergent bilingual and multilingual students strengths, the book presents innovative learning activities, lesson planning ideas, technology applications, downloadable reproducible forms, and other resources. Second edition title: Building Literacy with English Language Learners.

New to This Edition

  • Chapter on visual literacy.
  • Extensive updated coverage of literacy in the digital age, including gamification and video games, digital reading, and uses of ChatGPT in the classroom.
  • Increased attention to multimodal projects and activities.
  • New or expanded discussions of translanguaging, dual language instruction, English as a lingua franca as well as an academic language, and other timely topics.

Pedagogical Features

  • “How Does This Look in the Classroom?” sections.
  • Study and discussion questions in every chapter.
  • Chapter-opening “Key Vocabulary” boxes.
  • End-of-book glossary.
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