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Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Mathematics, Grades 6–8: Promoting Content and Language Learning

Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Mathematics, Grades 6–8: Promoting Content and Language Learning

ISBN 9781452234830
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Publisher Corwin
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Overview
Help your students unlock important mathematical concepts!If you've ever watched a student struggle with learning math concepts, you know that academic English can sometimes create stumbling blocks to understanding. To grasp complicated concepts, build skills, and demonstrate achievement, students need to master academic language in math.But how do you teach academic language when you're so busy teaching math? With this guide, you'll build a curricular framework that integrates language and cultural supports with math content during lesson planning, implementation, and reflection. You'll learn toUnderstand the role of language within the math principles of the Common CoreIdentify potential obstacles to understandingIncorporate academic language into standards-referenced unit targets and lesson objectivesCollaborate with ELL specialists to help students access the curriculumEach grade-specific chapter models the types of interactions and learning experiences that help students master both math content and academic language. This essential book shows you why mastery of academic language is the key to students' academic success.Features:Provides a curricular framework for integrating content and academic language.Helps teachers identify the academic language of instructional materials.Explores how academic language can be captured in standards-referenced unit targets and lesson objectives.Models collaboration between content teachers and language specialists.
Overview
Help your students unlock important mathematical concepts!If you've ever watched a student struggle with learning math concepts, you know that academic English can sometimes create stumbling blocks to understanding. To grasp complicated concepts, build skills, and demonstrate achievement, students need to master academic language in math.But how do you teach academic language when you're so busy teaching math? With this guide, you'll build a curricular framework that integrates language and cultural supports with math content during lesson planning, implementation, and reflection. You'll learn toUnderstand the role of language within the math principles of the Common CoreIdentify potential obstacles to understandingIncorporate academic language into standards-referenced unit targets and lesson objectivesCollaborate with ELL specialists to help students access the curriculumEach grade-specific chapter models the types of interactions and learning experiences that help students master both math content and academic language. This essential book shows you why mastery of academic language is the key to students' academic success.Features:Provides a curricular framework for integrating content and academic language.Helps teachers identify the academic language of instructional materials.Explores how academic language can be captured in standards-referenced unit targets and lesson objectives.Models collaboration between content teachers and language specialists.
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