English as a Second Language (ESL)

March 14, 2006 7:52:33 AM

English learned in an environment where it is the predominant language of communication.

English Language Learner (ELL)

March 14, 2006 7:52:33 AM

A student whose first language is not English and who are in the process of learning English.

Explicit Instruction

October 25, 2007 4:02:54 PM

The intentional design and delivery of information by the teacher to the students. It begins with the teacher's modeling or demonstration of the skill or strategy; a structured and substantial opportunity for students to practice and apply newly taught skills and knowledge under the teacher's direction and guidance; an opportunity for feedback; and an opportunity for independent practice.

Expository Reading

August 31, 2009 3:20:15 PM

Text that explains, informs, describes, or persuades the reader. Textbooks are an example of expository reading. Students must understand how expository reading is constructed if they are to extract its meaning accurately.

Expressive Language

March 14, 2006 7:52:33 AM

The aspect of spoken langauge that includes speaking and the aspect of written language that includes composing or writing.

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