Core Strategies to Support English Language Learners

Sheldon Barr, Zohreh R. Eslami, R. Malatesha Joshi

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Reading and vocabulary instruction can serve as an instructional process to respond to English language learner (ELL) needs. The purpose of this review of literature was to determine whether reading and vocabulary instruction should be used as core strategies for supporting ELLs requiring interventions as a response to the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System. This review of the literature included peer-reviewed journals and other published studies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)105-117
Number of pages13
JournalEducational Forum
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012



  • Elementary education
  • Emerging literacy
  • English as a second language
  • English language learners
  • Reading
  • Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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