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Scaffolding Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners

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EL Education

Topic

  • Curriculum
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Differentiation

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Videos

Grade Level

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Caitlin LeClair, seventh-grade social studies teacher at King Middle School in Portland, Maine, supports her students to read complex texts—fiction and nonfiction—about South Sudan. LeClair supports her diverse group of learners by choosing compelling topics; working through a progression of increasingly complex texts and providing scaffolding and support to build their skills as close readers.

Created By

EL Education

Topic

  • Curriculum
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Differentiation

Type

Videos

Grade Level

Discipline

Caitlin LeClair, seventh-grade social studies teacher at King Middle School in Portland, Maine, supports her students to read complex texts—fiction and nonfiction—about South Sudan. LeClair supports her diverse group of learners by choosing compelling topics; working through a progression of increasingly complex texts and providing scaffolding and support to build their skills as close readers.