English Language Learners and Special Education

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English Language Learners and Special Education 15:01 What should you do if you suspect an ELL has a reading development issue? Things to consider: i. What evidence do you have that a student is struggling in reading?  DOCUMENT EVERYTHING! ii. What have you done to resolve the issues you see a student  encountering? iii. Has the student received adequate instruction in the five themes of literacy  (Phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension) iv. Has the student received adequate instruction in  oral proficiency ? v. Are you assigning texts at the students frustration level?  vi. Does the student come from a language that is non-alphabetic? vii. Does the student have reading issues in the native language? viii.Does the student’s native language differ greatly in the areas of writing  system/spelling system/sound system? If you have done ALL you can to support a student and h/she is STILL having 
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course LLED 5630 taught by Professor Shellymcclannahan during the Fall '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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