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Making sense [electronic resource] : small-group comprehension lessons for English language learners / Juli Kendall & Outey Khuon.

By: Kendall, Juli, 1949-.
Contributor(s): Khuon, Outey, 1950-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Portland, Me. : Stenhouse Publishers, c2005Description: 1 online resource (x, 153 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1571104801 (electronic bk.); 9781571104809 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers | Group work in education | Small groups | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Making sense.DDC classification: 428/.0071 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Preproduction -- Early production -- Speech emergence -- Intermediate -- Advanced.
Summary: Reading is all about understanding, and many English language learners simply do not understand what they are reading. Juli Kendall and Outey Khuon believe that small group comprehension lessons have a key role to play in advancing students' comprehension of texts. Making Sense outlines fifty-two lessons that teach students how to make connections, ask questions, visualize (make mental images), infer, determine importance, and synthesize. The book's five main sections are geared to the stages of language proficiency, and lessons are divided into "younger" and "older" students, spanning kinder.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 132-147) and index.

Introduction -- Preproduction -- Early production -- Speech emergence -- Intermediate -- Advanced.

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Reading is all about understanding, and many English language learners simply do not understand what they are reading. Juli Kendall and Outey Khuon believe that small group comprehension lessons have a key role to play in advancing students' comprehension of texts. Making Sense outlines fifty-two lessons that teach students how to make connections, ask questions, visualize (make mental images), infer, determine importance, and synthesize. The book's five main sections are geared to the stages of language proficiency, and lessons are divided into "younger" and "older" students, spanning kinder.

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