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Literacy for ELLs in Elementary Classrooms - at Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES

  • Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES 200 Boces Drive Yorktown Heights, NY, 10598 United States (map)

Instruction in the 5 pillars of reading is necessary - but not sufficient - for developing literacy in English language learners.

In this workshop, participants will examine:

  • An overview of second language acquisition

  • What is different about teaching the key components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension) to ELLs

  • Strategies for before, during and after reading supports

  • How to create opportunities to develop oral language

  • Cross-linguistic relationships in second-language learners and the sociocultural contexts for literacy development

This workshop will start promptly at 9am. Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Fee: Free

Lunch: Will be provided

For questions regarding this activity, please contact the HV RBERN.

To register for this workshop, please click here.