Winter 2022      Volume 51, Number 1

A Warm wELLcome for Language Learners: Scaffolds to Support Reading Comprehension for English Language Learners
By Sara L. Jozwik

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Introductory Paragraph:  What can we do to help our students better understand the written language they encounter in texts used at school? According to linguist Stephen Pinker (2015), it’s our hunger for coherence that drives the process of understanding language. Get your appetites ready! This column presents three savory scaffolds that you can use to support ELLs in finding the links and seeing the connections between the phrases, sentences, and paragraphs of the texts they read.


Page Numbers:   51-54

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