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Resource Guide for Working with ESL Students
Introduction ○ Who are English Language Learners? ○ What does legislation say about educating and assessing ELLs? ○ The Politics of Language ○ What patterns does English language development typically follow? ○ What are common program models for ESL education? ○ What does the ESL specialist need from me? ○ How can I support ELLs in my classroom? ○ Conclusion ○ Resources ○ Appendix 1: Declaration of Rights for Parents of English Language Learners under No Child Left BehindAppendix 2: Legislation of the 108th Congress concerning Foreign Languages and International Education ○ Appendix 3: Six Levels of Minority Language Policy