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 conversationYou may use very brief partner work to invite kids to atry ona the new words. ... Turn and talkafocus on comprehension and synthesis: Why did the colonists want everything the way it was in England ... in colonial times, the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary War, and the issues of the 13 colonies in great detail.
|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|