Strategy Overview: Do Leveled Readers Help or Hurt My ELs?
English Learners Success Forum
This resource illustrates:
5E) Pre- and post-reading activities in each language; 6A) High quality bilingual materials; 8C) Word learning strategies; 8G) Reduce supports as proficiency grows
Grades K-1, Grades 2-3
Leveled text can be problematic for Multilingual Learners because it does not always expose them to the rich, authentic, and challenging language associated with grade-level texts. In these resources, teachers can read about the dos and don'ts of selecting text and scaffolding teaching for Multilingual Learners.