Second Language Writing in Elementary Classrooms

Instructional Issues, Content-area Writing and Teacher Education

  • Luciana C. de Oliveira
  • Tony Silva

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Second Language Writing in Elementary Classrooms: An Overview of Issues

    1. Luciana C. de Oliveira, Tony Silva
      Pages 1-10
  3. Instructional Issues

  4. Content-area Writing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Tracy Hodgson-Drysdale
      Pages 69-87
    3. Maria Estela Brisk, Deborah Nelson, Cheryl O’Connor
      Pages 88-105
    4. Kathryn Accurso, Meg Gebhard, Cécily Selden
      Pages 126-150
  5. Teacher Education

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 191-192

About this book


Second Language Writing in Elementary Classrooms focuses on L2 writing in elementary classrooms. It features chapters that highlight research in elementary classrooms focused on the writing development of multilingual children, and research in teacher education to prepare elementary teachers to teach L2 writing and address L2 writers' needs. Part I presents instructional issues for L2 writers at the elementary level. Part II focuses on content-area writing. Part III focuses on L2 writing teacher education at the elementary level.


Common Core Standards ESL second language teacher education teacher preparation

Editors and affiliations

  • Luciana C. de Oliveira
    • 1
  • Tony Silva
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MiamiUSA
  2. 2.Purdue UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-70865-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-53098-1
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