5 Hands-on Strategies to Teach Reading Comprehension for ESL Students
Graphic organizers like this can help English Language Learners because it helps to break down definitions in an easier way, rather than looking at a complicated note page. It also compares what a summary is and what it is not. These are helpful because it gives examples of both, which is helpful for ELL students. Also, in this organizer, key words are underlined!
Tabletop Twitter: The teacher chooses a passage from a book for students to respond to. Student write their own response and then move around to respond to what another student said. Since this is a Twitter-inspired activity there is no talking and short responses.