Writing Sense: Integrated Reading and Writing Lessons for English Language Learners (K-8)

This detailed-yet very readable-guide to literacy instruction for ELLs offers a wealth of instructional information to educators. The writing lessons are aligned to five stages of English proficiency and adjusted for students' ages, and each lesson includes activities to develop the strategies of successful readers, including accessing background knowledge, inference, questioning the text, synthesizing, and monitoring comprehension. Also included is information on the writing process, suggested activities for writing workshop units, rubrics for assessment of students' writing, and book recommendations to engage students and support writing activities.

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers