Academic Language/Literacy Strategies for Adolescents

Academic Language/Literacy Strategies for Adolescents

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Fast-paced, practical, and innovative, this text for pre-service and in-service teachers features clear, easily accessible lessons and professional development activities to improve the delivery of academic language/literacy education across the content areas in junior/middle school and high school classrooms. Numerous hands-on tools and techniques demonstrate the effectiveness of content-area instruction for students in a wide variety of school settings, particularly English language learners, struggling readers, and other special populations of students. Based on a strong professional development model the authors have been instrumental in designing, Academic Language/Literacy Strategies for Adolescents addresses: motivation attributes of academic language vocabulary: theory and practice reading skills development grammar and writing. A wealth of charts, graphs, and lesson plans give clear examples of academic language/literacy strategies in action. The appendices a€“ a key component of the practical applications developed in the text a€“ include a glossary, exemplary lessons that address key content areas, and a Grammar Handbook. In this era of increased accountability, coupled with rapid demographic change and challenges to traditional curricula and pedagogical methods, educators will find this book to be a great resource.conversion problems they will encounter in the sciences in particular, but in many other field as well. CA TANDARDS Science: Grade 8, 9f: Apply simple mathematic relationships to determine a missing quantity in a mathematic expression, given the two remaining terms (including speed = distance/time, density = mass/volume, force = pressure*area, ... multistep problems, including word problems, involving linear equations and linear inequalities in one variable and provideanbsp;...


Title:Academic Language/Literacy Strategies for Adolescents
Author: Debra L. Cook Hirai, Irene Borrego, Emilio Garza, Carl T. Kloock
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-02-01
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