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Mastering academic language : a framework for supporting student achievement / Debbie Zacarian

By: Zacarian, Debbie
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : London : Corwin ; SAGE [distributor], c2013Edition: 1st edDescription: ix, 229 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9781452255439 (pbk.); 1452255431 (pbk.)Subject(s): Academic language -- Study and teaching -- United States | English language -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Foreign speakersDDC classification: 371.207
Contents:
A call for reframing -- Using a four-pronged framework -- Learning as a sociocultural process -- Learning as a developmental process -- Learning as an academic process -- Learning as a cognitive process -- Engaging in parent partnerships -- Making data-driven decisions
Summary: "As teachers, we take the language of school --academic language--for granted. But for many of our students, academic language is more than a new language. It is the make-or-break skill for school success. This exciting and much-needed book shows how teachers can help students become fluent, confident speakers of academic language"--P. [4] of cover
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Books Books Centeral Library
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371.207 Z.D.M 2013 (Browse shelf) Available 22655
Books Books Centeral Library
First floor - Languages
371.207 Z.D.M 2013 (Browse shelf) Available 22656

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-216) and index

A call for reframing -- Using a four-pronged framework -- Learning as a sociocultural process -- Learning as a developmental process -- Learning as an academic process -- Learning as a cognitive process -- Engaging in parent partnerships -- Making data-driven decisions

"As teachers, we take the language of school --academic language--for granted. But for many of our students, academic language is more than a new language. It is the make-or-break skill for school success. This exciting and much-needed book shows how teachers can help students become fluent, confident speakers of academic language"--P. [4] of cover

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