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Presented by: 
Community Consolidated School District 146 
ELL Team
Student Demographics 
White 
75% 
Black 
4.3% 
Hispanic 
13.8% 
Asian 
3% 
American Indian 
.1% 
2 or more races 
3.7%
District Student Demographics & Characteristics - Educational 
Environment 
Year LEP (%) IEP (%) 
Low 
Income 
(%) 
Attend...
Native Language Total 
English 1662 
Arabic 293 
Spanish 213 
Polish 46 
Pilipino (Tagalog) 28 
Urdu 13 
Lithuanian 12 
Gu...
Establishing a unified philosophical base 
 Literacy Instruction for English Language 
Learners 
by Nancy Cloud, Fred Gen...
“…early literacy experiences 
support subsequent literacy 
development, regardless of 
language, and time spent on 
liter...
www.latinoliteracy.com
Books chosen based on the following criteria: 
 Dual language 
 Culturally relevant 
 Authentic literature 
 Fortify t...
Week 6 Week 5 Week 4 Week 3 Week 2 Week 1 
Opposite 
الأضاد 
Fruits/ 
Vegetable 
s 
الفاكه/الخ 
ضار 
Colors 
الألوان 
Body...
Grade 1-5 
Book Titles 
العنوان 
How Much Do You Love Me? ؟ كم تحبينني 
Kisses for Daddy قبلات لأبي 
Time to Pray أوقات ال...
Resource for books in 
Arabic: 
http://www.noorart.com
 Mosaic of Thought (Keene & Zimmerman) 
 7 Keys to Comprehension (Zimmerman & 
Hutchins) 
 Talk About Understanding (Ke...
In her essay on the essence of understanding 
in reading, Ellin Oliver Keene (2007, 37) 
describes metacognition as… 
“Lis...
 Monitoring for Meaning— knowing when you know, and 
knowing when you don’t 
 Using and Creating Schemata — making conne...
In Learning from Latino Families by Susan 
Auerbach… 
Informal learning activities at 
home 
Validate families’ cultures...
“When educators offer smaller-scale parent 
activities and infuse personal touches and 
authentic interaction into outreac...
Parents empowering 
parents with videos to 
facilitate the school 
registration process.
I-Pick 
Partner Reading 
Fix-up Strategies 
Question Cards 
Coding the Text (Reading Burritos) 
Chatter Box (Convers...
Fisher, Frey and 
Rothenberg (2011) 
describe nine key 
elements of effective 
instruction for 
English learners: 
1. Clea...
www.district146.org 
Click: Special Services Office 
Click: English Language Learning
Bilingual Reading Strategy Instruction for Arabic and Spanish Populations 2014
Bilingual Reading Strategy Instruction for Arabic and Spanish Populations 2014
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Bilingual Reading Strategy Instruction for Arabic and Spanish Populations 2014

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Presenters: Denise Bettenhausen, Anne Marie Chobot, Michelle López and Elizabeth Liza Zanayed

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Bilingual Reading Strategy Instruction for Arabic and Spanish Populations 2014

  1. 1. Presented by: Community Consolidated School District 146 ELL Team
  2. 2. Student Demographics White 75% Black 4.3% Hispanic 13.8% Asian 3% American Indian .1% 2 or more races 3.7%
  3. 3. District Student Demographics & Characteristics - Educational Environment Year LEP (%) IEP (%) Low Income (%) Attendance (%) Mobility (%) Chronic Truants (%) 2014 10 14 40 96 7 0 2013 10 13 31 95 5 0 2012 10.6 14.9 31.6 95.3 5.4 0.3 2011 9.7 16.9 30.5 95.0 7.9 0.1 2010 9.0 17.4 27.0 95.1 6.7 0.1
  4. 4. Native Language Total English 1662 Arabic 293 Spanish 213 Polish 46 Pilipino (Tagalog) 28 Urdu 13 Lithuanian 12 Gujarati 12
  5. 5. Establishing a unified philosophical base  Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners by Nancy Cloud, Fred Genesee & Else Hamayan
  6. 6. “…early literacy experiences support subsequent literacy development, regardless of language, and time spent on literacy activities in the native language whether it takes place at home or in school is not time lost with respect to English reading acquisition…” (Reese et al. 2000, 633)
  7. 7. www.latinoliteracy.com
  8. 8. Books chosen based on the following criteria:  Dual language  Culturally relevant  Authentic literature  Fortify the family bond  Foster vocabulary development
  9. 9. Week 6 Week 5 Week 4 Week 3 Week 2 Week 1 Opposite الأضاد Fruits/ Vegetable s الفاكه/الخ ضار Colors الألوان Body Parts أعضاء الجسم Animals/ Farm Animals الحيوانات/ والحيوانات الأليفه My First Words كلماتي الاولى
  10. 10. Grade 1-5 Book Titles العنوان How Much Do You Love Me? ؟ كم تحبينني Kisses for Daddy قبلات لأبي Time to Pray أوقات الصلاة Mama’s Job وظيفة ماما What is My Color? ؟ ما هو لوني What is My Shape? ؟ ما هو شكلي Did You See My Letters? ؟ هل رأيت أحرفي You Are Really A Good Friend of Mine أنت صديقي العزيز فعلا ا
  11. 11. Resource for books in Arabic: http://www.noorart.com
  12. 12.  Mosaic of Thought (Keene & Zimmerman)  7 Keys to Comprehension (Zimmerman & Hutchins)  Talk About Understanding (Keene)  To Understand (Keene)  Conferring (Patrick Allen)
  13. 13. In her essay on the essence of understanding in reading, Ellin Oliver Keene (2007, 37) describes metacognition as… “Listening to the voice in your mind that speaks while you read.”
  14. 14.  Monitoring for Meaning— knowing when you know, and knowing when you don’t  Using and Creating Schemata — making connections between the new and the known, creating schemata when necessary  Asking Questions— generating questions to prompt interpretation and to probe the text more deeply  Determining Importance— deciding what matters most and is most worth remembering  Inferring— combining background knowledge with information from the text to predict, conclude, make judgments, and interpret Using Sensory and Emotional Images— using images to deepen and stretch meaning  Synthesis— integrating understanding with knowledge from other texts and sources.
  15. 15. In Learning from Latino Families by Susan Auerbach… Informal learning activities at home Validate families’ cultures Nurture parent voice Keep it small
  16. 16. “When educators offer smaller-scale parent activities and infuse personal touches and authentic interaction into outreach immigrant parents feel less intimidated, and they respond with more open participation.” (Delgado-Gaitan, 2004)
  17. 17. Parents empowering parents with videos to facilitate the school registration process.
  18. 18. I-Pick Partner Reading Fix-up Strategies Question Cards Coding the Text (Reading Burritos) Chatter Box (Conversation Cube) Retell Rope (Beads on String) Say Something (Jerry Johns) Reciprocal Teaching (Super Heros) Family Reading Night (Bilingual Rooms)
  19. 19. Fisher, Frey and Rothenberg (2011) describe nine key elements of effective instruction for English learners: 1. Clearly defined purpose 2. Models 3. Interaction 4. Guided instruction 5. Focus on language 6. Culturally responsive curriculum 7. Meaningful & challenging tasks 8. Metacognition 9. Student Choice
  20. 20. www.district146.org Click: Special Services Office Click: English Language Learning

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