Academic Literacy for English Learners: High-quality Instruction Across Content Areas (Language and Literacy Series (The Practitioner's Bookshelf))

Academic Literacy for English Learners: High-quality Instruction Across Content Areas (Language and Literacy Series (The Practitioner's Bookshelf))

By: Rachel G. Salas (author), Cynthia Brock (author), Diane Lapp (author), Dianna R. Townsend (author), Douglas Fisher (foreword_author)Paperback

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This concise resource provides innovative new strategies for supporting English learners in elementary classrooms. The authors delve into the social, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of English learners in American schools, and describe how to teach to each student's strengths and background knowledge. Each chapter provides examples from real classrooms where first, third, and fifth grade teachers are working to serve students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Guided by up-to-date research on disciplinary literacy, these expert authors provide a meaningful guide to integrating best-practices for English learners across content areas - science, mathematics, and social studies - while fostering high levels of academic proficiency.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 15/08/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780807750094
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780807750094
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 0807750093

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