English language learners—and their instructors—face a variety of unique challenges on the road to academic success. Every Teacher’s Toolkit is designed to help close the achievement gap for ELLs, integrating seamlessly with existing classroom materials to help improve students’ English language proficiency while they achieve content-area objectives and mastering essential skills.
Every Teacher’s Toolkit features 86 lessons grouped by skill area—vocabulary, grammar and spelling, listening and speaking, reading, writing, and critical thinking skills—to help customize the learning process for students of all ability levels. Suggestions for scaffolding instruction help teachers accommodate ELLs at all language levels, including newcomers. Each lesson supports language and content-area objectives and also presents learning strategies to reinforce both English language proficiency and content-area learning.