This article describes how Guided Language Acquisition Design (GLAD) teaching strategies can help English language learners (ELL) with science. GLAD is a model for planning science, social studies, and literature-based units. It includes a collection of innovative strategies designed to help all levels of ELL students’ access core curriculum while acquiring English skills and vocabulary. A teacher educator and her preservice students practiced applying the following four GLAD techniques that are described in this article: Pictorial input, picture file cards, poster boards, and ear-to-ear reading.
Type Journal ArticlePub Date 11/1/2003Stock # sc03_041_03_35Volume 041Issue 03