The development of reading in children who speak English as a second language.

  title={The development of reading in children who speak English as a second language.},
  author={Nonie K. Lesaux and Linda Siegel},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={39 6},
Patterns of reading development were examined in native English-speaking (L1) children and children who spoke English as a second language (ESL). Participants were 978 (790 L1 speakers and 188 ESL speakers) Grade 2 children involved in a longitudinal study that began in kindergarten. In kindergarten and Grade 2, participants completed standardized and experimental measures including reading, spelling, phonological processing, and memory. All children received phonological awareness instruction… CONTINUE READING


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