Mastering Academic Language

Mastering Academic Language

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The achievement gap is a language gapa€”and 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), 203a€“204, 206 See also Practice opportunities Mortar words, 86 Narrative writing, ... 62, 65 case examples of, in eighth grade, 70 a€“71, 94, 179 case examples of, in fourth grade, 114a€“116 case examples of, anbsp;...

Title:Mastering Academic Language
Author:Debbie Zacarian
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2012-12-17


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