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Spring11 FIG-10 Reading Strategies Used by ESL Students

28 May 2013

Area: ESL

Participants:

Pat Seery
Ellen Rosenfield
Gabrielle Winer

 

Research Question:

What are the thought processes or strategies students use to assist them in comprehending English reading material?

 

Findings:

  1. Students take time to get organized in groups. They need time to warm-up;
  2. Allow more group activity time;
  3. Create tasks that refute the notion of a teacher-centered classroom;
  4. Provide students with lexical bundles/fixed phrases/templates for use in discussions.

 

Resolutions:

  1. Create more opportunities in all skill areas to respond to texts (They Say/I Say);
  2. Frequent quick writes in response to texts;
  3. Ramp up extensive reading;
  4. Develop students’ cultural, geographical, and historical knowledge of the U.S..

 

Final Report:

ESL Fig Powerpoint Presentation (spring 2011)

 

Filed under: Final Reports

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