Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Mathematics, Grades 6–8

Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Mathematics, Grades 6–8

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Make every student fluent in the language of learning. The Common Core and ELD standards provide pathways to academic success through academic language. Using an integrated Curricular Framework, districts, schools and professional learning communities can: Design and implement thematic units for learning Draw from content and language standards to set targets for all students Examine standards-centered materials for academic language Collaborate in planning instruction and assessment within and across lessons Consider linguistic and cultural resources of the students Create differentiated content and language objectives Delve deeply into instructional strategies involving academic language Reflect on teaching and learningAs she reflected on that daya#39;s lesson, Claire felt that studentsa#39; time work- ing in pairs and discovering some of the inherent difficulties in direct ... Following Up The next day, Claire showed her students the fifth grade blog and then invited them all individually to blog about what they had ... a€œYoua#39;d have to cut, like slices of the paper on each sidea€”it would be a spiky flat paper to go around and cover a sphere perfectly. ... APPENDIX A CLAIREa#39;S LESSON PLAN TEMPLATE Geometry 6.

Title:Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Mathematics, Grades 6–8
Author:Margo Gottlieb, Gisela Ernst-Slavit
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2013-05-08


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