Using the Language Experience Approach With English Language Learners: Strategies for Engaging Students and Developing Literacy

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Packed with lessons, sample texts, and strategies, this book helps teachers use ELL students′ personal experiences to improve their oral language, reading comprehension, and writing skills.

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Denise Nessel is an associate of the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education (NUA), where she focuses on teaching reading and writing as thinking processes in grades K-12. She has worked as a secondary English teacher, elementary reading specialist, reading clinician, university professor, district-level curriculum supervisor, co-director of a statewide staff development project, curriculum manager at educational software companies, and consultant to schools around the country and abroad. Nessel has conducted numerous workshops and demonstration lessons for teachers and administrators and has served as a consultant and writer for educational publishers and multimedia firms. She has written several books and classroom resources for teachers and a number of articles for professional journals.

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"Nessel and Dixon show teachers how to effectively support English language development by using the Language Experience Approach." (David E. Freeman and Yvonne S. Freeman, Professors of Literacy, ESL, and Bilingual Education 2007-10-23)

"Provides teachers the tools they need to use this natural way of helping English Language Learners. The Language Experience Approach makes language and language arts accessible to the students in need of basic skills." (Roberta E. Dorr, Associate Professor of Education 2007-11-01)

"Offers K-12 teachers in ESL a basic instructional method for meeting students at their different levels and helping them use listening skills to build reading skills. An outstanding approach ESL teachers will relish." (The Bookwatch, July 2008 2008-11-20)

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