Exploring ELLs’ Understanding of Word Problems in Mathematics Assessments: The Role of Text Complexity and Student Background Knowledge

Author(s):
Martiniello, Maria; Wolf, Mikyung Kim
Publication Year:
2012
Source:
Celedon-Pattichis, Sylvia; Ramirez, Nora G. (eds.) Beyond Good Teaching: Advancing Mathematics Education for ELLs. Reston, VA: The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2012, p151-162
Document Type:
Chapter
Page Count:
12
Subject/Key Words:
English Language Learners (ELL) English Language Learning and Assessment (ELLA) English Language Proficiency Mathematics Assessment Polysemy Reading Comprehension Student Background Teaching Methods Text Complexity