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Does anyone have any suggestions for helping ELL (English Language Learners) how to create small moments stories when they can't even write english??? WHat should I have them do at workshop time?? All they do is draw pictures, is that enough? HELP!!! Thanks!
Car LaC On 10/11/09, Cara wrote: > Does anyone have any suggestions for helping ELL (English > Language Learners) how to create small moments stories > when they can't even write english??? > WHat should I have them do at workshop time?? > All they do is draw pictures, is that enough? > HELP!!! > Thanks!

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Nov 14, 2009
msalced i would also start with a picture. share the story orally and then write about remind them that you only want to discuss and write what you see on the picture not what you did next. then extend their language and writing by using show not tell. instead of I was tired you would make a list of what tired looks like I was stetching my arms out I was y...See More
Nov 15, 2009
wwindust If you have students in your class who are new to English but have experience with previous schooling, they should be able to write in just as much in their native language (if not more) than their peers should be able to write in English. It would be such a waste of time to have these capable writers drawing pictures instead of communicating ideas...See More
Nov 30, 2009
Ginny When I worked with students who were in my class because they refused ESL services, I found that a student who shared the same language was the key. I had students write what they could. I had them share with a peer and get feedback. The results were slow at first but blossomed as the command of language improved. Fortunately, I was always able to ...See More
Jan 8, 2010
It's all about the small moments! On 10/11/09, Cara wrote: > Does anyone have any suggestions for helping ELL (English > Language Learners) how to create small moments stories > when they can't even write english??? > WHat should I have them do at workshop time?? > All they do is draw pictures, is that enough? > HELP!!! > Thanks!

I started my students ...See More
Jul 14, 2010


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