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Making Science Accessible to English Learners, Grades 6-12 : A Guidebook for Teachers
by John Carr and Ursula Sexton and Rachel Lagunoff


Overview - This updated edition of the bestselling guidebook helps middle and high school science teachers reach English learners in their classrooms. The guide offers practical guidance, powerful and concrete strategies, and sample lesson scenarios that can be implemented immediately in any science class.  Read more...

 
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More About Making Science Accessible to English Learners, Grades 6-12 by John Carr; Ursula Sexton; Rachel Lagunoff
 
 
 
Overview
This updated edition of the bestselling guidebook helps middle and high school science teachers reach English learners in their classrooms. The guide offers practical guidance, powerful and concrete strategies, and sample lesson scenarios that can be implemented immediately in any science class. It includes
rubrics to help teachers identify the most important language skills at five ELD levels;practical guidance and tips from the field;seven scaffolding strategies for differentiating instruction;seven tools to promote academic language and scientific discourse;assessment techniques and accommodations to lower communication barriers for English learners; andtwo integrated lesson scenarios demonstrating how to combine and embed these various strategies, tools, techniques, and approaches.The volume is designed for teachers who have had limited preparation for teaching science in classrooms where some students are also English learners.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780914409403
  • ISBN-10: 0914409409
  • Publisher: WestEd
  • Publish Date: October 2007
  • Page Count: 123
  • Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.3 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


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