Create unit plans that will empower your EL students Award-winning teacher Ruth Swinney and Harvard graduate Patricia Velasco focus on the careful planning needed to develop the academic language of all students. For English learners especially, it is critically important to integrate language development with content. What makes this book unlike any other is the detailed guidance it provides in: Encouraging verbal expression in the classroom Planning units that link language with content Using shared reading and writing, read alouds, and conversationThe students worked in pairs to build their terrariums, labeled their bottles with their names, and placed then on top of a ... her students understood the connection between the experiment and how it relates to the conditions in the rainforest.
|Title||:||Connecting Content and Academic Language for English Learners and Struggling Students, Grades 2–6|
|Author||:||Ruth Swinney, Patricia Velasco|
|Publisher||:||Corwin Press - 2011-05-11|