Sheltered Instruction in Texas: Second Language Acquisition Methods for Teachers of ELs is a must for any Texas teacher serving ELs. This enhanced, comprehensive guide is designed to give teachers the tools they need to help English language learners improve their comprehension and ability to communicate using academic English in all content-area classrooms. The book includes approaches to integrating the ELPS into instruction and ways to align linguistic accommodations to the TELPAS descriptors. Educators who read this book will explore the true meaning of sheltered instruction with research-based strategies. Understanding this will help empower content-area, ESL, and bilingual teachers to deliver comprehensible content while promoting academic language development.
Author: John Seidlitz