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165 resources with the concept academic language

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Create a Community that Promotes Academic Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Set your elementary, middle, and high schoolers up for success by implementing a variety of strategies to build academic language.
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Is That Legal? A Case of Acid Rain

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Develop an environmental case study! Elementary learners discover how a case study is used as an analysis tool. The goal of this activity is to show pupils how techniques of persuasion (including background, supporting evidence,...
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That Which We Call a Rose: Connotation and Denotation in Romeo and Juliet

For Teachers 9th Standards
New ReviewWords carry weight. And some words carry baggage. Scholars learn the difference in a study of connotation and denotation. Individuals sort the cards into three groupings using words from Shakespeare's play. After sharing within groups,...
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America’s Early Colonies: John Smith and Jamestown, Va

For Teachers 7th Standards
John Smith's 1616 letter to Queen Anne of England offers ELLs an opportunity to learn about a bit of early American history. The four-page packet includes the full text of the letter. In addition, the packet includes a worksheet that...
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Health Phrasal Verbs

For Students 6th - 12th
Health phrasal verbs are the focus of a two-page worksheet. Language learners match health phrasal verbs with their meanings, match the first part of sentences with the proper conclusion, select the correct particles to complete...
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Plastic-Free Is Not Easy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Paper or plastic? Scholars discuss a worksheet containing grocery photos in which consumers were challenged to buy items without plastic wrapping or containers. Learners rank the food items by the need for packaging, such as a banana,...
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AP® Psychology Cognition and Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
I can remember what happened five years ago, but I can't recall what I did last week! High school psychology students analyze how memory, cognition, and language impact one another. Hands-on activities, memory exercises, and research...
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Dissertations

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Bring on the coffee—it's dissertation time! As a handout on dissertations explains, over 50 percent of PhD candidates never finish their dissertations. The handout, part of a larger series on specific writing styles, helps motivate...
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Verb Tenses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Twelve categories of verbs exist in the future tense, ranging from simple present to future perfect progressive, but only three have a place in academic writing. Those three tenses make up the content of an informational handout that...
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Nature: Friend and Foe: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 4th Standards
If readers don't understand key portions of a text, it may seem more like a foe than a friend. The second resource in a series of three ESL lessons designed to accompany the texts in Nature: Friend or Foe makes the texts easier to...
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Nature: Friend and Foe: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 4th Standards
Breaking down words into syllables has two benefits: it improves vocabulary and it improves understanding of a text. The third and final resource in a series of materials designed to be used with Nature: Friend or Foe offers extra...
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Give It All You’ve Got!: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Explore ways to make research and writing more interesting. The first in a series of three challenge activities designed to accompany Theme 2: Give It All You've Got involve creating sports cards, designing cereal boxes, and using other...
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Give It All You’ve Got!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Go beyond the textbook to gain a better appreciation for the English language. A series of ESL lessons help expand the concepts found in Theme 2: Give It All You've Got. The second lesson in a three-part unit incorporates strategies such...
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Give It All You’ve Got!: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Understanding word parts can play a crucial role in understanding a word in the context of a larger text. A series of extra support resources designed to accompany Theme 2: Give It All You've Got offers activities related to grammar and...
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Person to Person: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 4)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Help language learners understand words and cultural concepts. The second installment in a series of three language development lessons designed to accompany Theme 4: Person to Person helps bridge the gap for language learners by...
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Person to Person: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 4)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Authors use many strategies when writing stories. A series of extra support lessons breaks down those strategies, as well as key grammatical and phonics-based concepts to support struggling learners. The last of three lessons offers...
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Problem Solvers: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 4)

For Teachers 4th Standards
How can you teach a text to a group of readers who struggling with the language? The second in a set of three ESL lessons related to Theme 4: Problem Solvers engages English language learners by introducing vocabulary and grammar...
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One Land, Many Trails: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 5th Standards
English is not the only subject that requires its own set of vocabulary words—geography does too! A series of language development lessons designed to be used with Theme 5: One Land, Many Trails helps introduce readers to key vocabulary...
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One Land, Many Trails: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension strategies are all part of the journey toward understanding a text. The last in a series of three extra support lessons designed to accompany Theme 5: One Land, Many Trails provides a wealth of...
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Academic Reading Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
From A to Z, learners define, draw, and find examples of specific reading focus skills in an alphabetized reading vocabulary packet. Words include dialogue, theme, text structure, genre, paraphrase, and many more.
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Activities for Supporting Oral Language Development

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Support young scholars' oral language development with the use of four early childhood activities. To reinforce proficiency, pupils read with an adult, play a game of telephone with their peers, put on a play with puppets or stuffed...
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Language Change

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
The English language is complex and sometimes counterintuitive. Guide young grammarians through a brief overview of the history of the English language with a presentation that includes lecture notes.
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Sum Difference

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
If you need a way to address math and reading in one lesson, look no further than a passage about inverse operations, complete with reading comprehension questions. Kids focus on context clues to determine the meanings of unfamiliar words.
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Economic Terms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before beginning any lesson, learners need to have a basic understanding of the terminology commonly used in that content area. Build basic economic vocabulary with this resource. Each economic term is completely defined and then used in...