Six High-Leverage Writing Practices for Teaching English Language Learners in English Language Arts

  • Julie GoldmanEmail author
Part of the English Language Education book series (ELED, volume 17)


This chapter provides an overview of the Six High-leverage Writing Practices approach for teaching English language learners (ELL) in English language arts contexts. Through understanding, implementing, and reflecting on the research-based instructional practices discussed in this chapter, educators cultivate a shared understanding around quality ELL-relevant instructional practices and create more purposeful, coherent systems – in classrooms and across schools – to support ELLs to thrive academically. This approach links theory to practice and provides a structure for teachers to engage culturally and linguistically diverse students in a dynamic culture of thinking and meaning-making.


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