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BUILDING ACADEMIC LANGUAGEUsing language to form a repertoire of skills

BUILDING ACADEMIC LANGUAGE

Meeting Common Core Standards Across Disciplines, Grades 5–12

By Jeff Zwiers. Help students learn the academic language that will help them critically analyze and synthesize complex ideas and abstract concepts. The author shows how to respect and build on any student's existing vocabulary, while adding mainstream ways of using language to form a repertoire of skills. The volume first gives an overview of academic language and acquisition, then addresses strategies geared toward various content areas, whole-class discussions, small-group work, academic reading and writing, and incorporating language into assessments. Index. Bibliography. Suggested readings. Jossey-Bass. 320 pages. Second Edition. ©2014.

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