References AmerA. A writing assignment was then given so they have to elaborate and do research to find the social and historical contexts of the event. Learning some concrete phrases is only the first step. Teachers can, through class discussions, reading groups, and reflective writing, teach Young Adult books to help ESL students develop a deep, yet personal, insight on some socio-cultural issues present in the United States Introduction The benefits of using literature in the ESL classroom have long been proven and recognized by ESL teachers and researchers in three core areas. I found this approach effective in motivating reluctant writers as well as keeping average writers focused.
Typically, more than a thousand Young Adult books are included and annotated in thematically arranged chapters to produce an overview of the field while remaining organized so teachers and ESL readers can easily browse books they may be interested in, from art to astronomy.
Teaching Young Adult Literature: Making Magic with YAL
Reaching the highest level of English literacy pp. Later, we went through the list in discussion. Learning some concrete phrases is only the first step. The house had been haunted for about ten years. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Mostly, she looked like a hundred other girls in school, except for two things, she wore no makeup, and her eyes were the biggest I had ever seen, like deer's eyes caught in headlights.