Discover ways TeachingBooks resources can scaffold support for English language learners as they move through levels of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
- Develop listening skills while enjoying complete readings of books & poems with our Complete Book Readings Collection.
- Follow along with Vooks Storytime to practice listening while using visual cues.
- Practice following conversations and asking questions by emulating a variety of author interviews.
- Engage with reader’s theater to practice reading fluency and listening to others.
- Practice pronouncing authors’ names after hearing them spoken aloud with our Audio Name Pronunciations.
- Build confidence by watching and reading along with captions, like those on the Loud Mouse video book reading.
- Pair audio excerpts with Google Translate to deepen understanding of the texts for bilingual students.
- Explore titles with ready-to-use vocabulary lists to scaffold instruction and support comprehension.
- Read transcripts of Meet-the-Author Recordings, listen to the audio for more understanding, and then translate to strengthen comprehension.
- Enjoy read-along eBooks such as those below. Each link takes you to a video book reading that is offered in another language, and sometimes in several languages!
- Scaffold writing skills and build confidence with a progression of Multi-Leveled Lessons.
- Select any lesson, such as the Story Map, Graphic Novel/Graphic Format, or Fairy Tales/Folklore, and guide students through the simplest to most sophisticated level, strengthening skills along the way.
- Learn more about using the Multi-Leveled Lessons with this short video.
- Select and share Ready-to-Use activities to practice and encourage written responses.
- Revisit the Audio Name Pronunciations. Have students write their own or develop questions to ask the authors.
Find more instructional support for English language learners on TeachingBooks.
What’s working for you?
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