Determining How Much Background Knowledge to Provide for ELLs

  • Posted by Diane Staehr Fenner
  • On January 21, 2014
  • background knowledge, Colorin Colorado, Common Core, ELL, Tim Shanahan
By Diane Staehr Fenner | Originally published December 12, 2013 on Colorin Colorado This week, I’d like to focus on a topic that is getting a lot of attention in Common Core conversations: the role of background knowledge in reading instruction for ELLs.  You may recall that close reading is one of the major shifts of […]
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