Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Definitions and Contexts

Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Definitions and Contexts

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Ensure your school speaks the language of success! Since the introduction of the Common Core, schools realize the necessity for a deep understanding of academic language as a stepping stone to academic achievement. The expectations for more robust curriculum, instruction, and assessment require administrators, teachers, and students to retool for academic success. This companion volume to Margo Gottlieb and Gisela Ernst-Slavita€™s six-book series on academic language provides a thorough overview of key concepts and effective practices. Optimized for curricular planning and in-classroom reference, with particular attention to linguistically and culturally diverse students, the book includes: Definitions and examples of the dimensions of academic language. A step-by-step template for teachers to incorporate academic language into their planning for student learning. Graphic models that illustrate academic language use across the content areas.To answer these questions, Alberto searches for the different dimen- sions of academic language in the two texts. Figure 4.6 illustrates the academic language in the introductory paragraph of the adapted versions of a€œThe Cask of Amontillado .a€ The bottom part of the figure ... However, the comparisons between English and Spanish do not stop at the vocabulary level. There are many instances in this unit anbsp;...

Title:Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: Definitions and Contexts
Author:Margo Gottlieb, Gisela Ernst-Slavit
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2014-04-22


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