by Donna Spangler; John Alez Mazzante
LB 1050 S63 2015 Ed-61706
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2015
Summary: To help your students learn a world language, don't forget the power of reading! In this practical book from Donna Spangler and John Alex Mazzante, you'll gain a variety of strategies and activities that you can use to teach students to read in a world language, boosting their comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency. Perfect for any age or proficiency level, these classroom-ready activities can easily be adapted to suit your needs! Special features: * A discussion of the challenges to teaching reading in the world language classroom * A variety of adaptable pre-reading, during-reading, and post-reading strategies and activities for students across grade levels and languages * Essential tips for cultivating vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension * Reader's Theater - a special chapter of strategies for implementing this exciting technique * A list of helpful websites and apps for world language teachers * Useful appendices, including reproducible material for your classroom Busy world language teachers will love this book's numerous classroom examples, ready-to-use templates, and free online reading sources.