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Workshop Help Desk: A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time, Grades K–2

Alison Porcelli
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Workshop Help Desk: A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time, Grades K–2

By Alison Porcelli, Cheryl Tyler
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Author
Alison Porcelli
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Edition
1st
ISBN
9780325026152
Published Date
24/09/2008
Pages
96
In A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time Alison and Cheryl explain how choice-time workshops can be structured to help English language learners imagine, create, and explore language through play. They outline two units of study for choice-time workshops, the first using open-ended materials, the other using literature to inspire play.

A Quick Guide to Boosting English Acquisition in Choice Time is part of the Workshop Help Desk series.

About the Workshop Help Desk series
The Workshop Help Desk series is designed for teachers who believe in workshop teaching and who have already rolled up their sleeves enough to have encountered the predictable challenges. If you’ve struggled to get around quickly enough to help all your writers, if you’ve wondered how to tweak your teaching to make it more effective and lasting, if you’ve needed to adapt your teaching for English learners, if you’ve struggled to teach grammar or nonfiction writing or test prep…if you’ve faced these and other specific, pressing challenges, then this series is for you. Provided in a compact 5" x 7" format, the Workshop Help Desk series offers pocket-sized professional development.
Table of contents
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • 1 Choice Time in a Workshop Structure
  • 2 The Benefits of Choice Time Workshop for English Language Learners
  • 3 Unit 1: Planning and Pursuing Collaborative Projects
  • 4 Unit 2: Story Play
  • FINAL THOUGHTS
  • WORKS CITED
  • BOOKS RECOMMENDED BY THE AUTHORS

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