Academic Vocabulary in Middle and High School

Academic Vocabulary in Middle and High School

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In order to succeed in school and beyond, students in grades 6-12 need to understand and use both academic language and discipline-specific vocabulary. This book describes effective practices for integrating vocabulary study with instruction in English language arts, history/social studies, and math and science, and for helping students become independent, motivated word learners. The expert authors present a wealth of specific teaching strategies, illustrated with classroom vignettes and student work samples. Connections to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are highlighted throughout; an extensive annotated list of print and electronic resources enhances the book's utility.Reflective and analytic writing is important in allowing students to express their own thoughts and ideas on a topic, to ask questions, and to clarify and revise their thinking. For example, after learning about DNA students might be asked to readanbsp;...

Title:Academic Vocabulary in Middle and High School
Author:Donna Ogle, Camille Blachowicz, Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge Peter Fisher, Peter Fisher, Laura Lang
Publisher:Guilford Publications - 2015-02-10


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