The achievement gap is a language gapaand you can bridge it! Mastering academic language is the qmake or breakq skill for school success. This much-needed book shows how teachers can scaffold instruction for students who struggle to learn, speakers of non-standard English, and English learners, helping students from all backgrounds to thrive in school. Readers will find: Practical teaching strategies based on the four key facets of academic language fluency Richly detailed case studies about studentsa experiences with academic language across the content areas Guidance on family involvement Thought-provoking study questions, along with performance assessment tools... 158 in rubrics, 181, 184 (figure), 203a204, 206 See also Practice opportunities Mortar words, 86 Narrative writing, ... 62, 65 case examples of, in eighth grade, 70 a71, 94, 179 case examples of, in fourth grade, 114a116 case examples of, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Mastering Academic Language|
|Publisher||:||Corwin Press - 2012-12-17|