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It's much easier to spread the insights and strategies from ASCD's best-selling Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners to everyone in your school when you have this guide for conducting a workshop or professional development meeting on how to improve the academic performance of ELL students. Field-tested and research-based, this guide has everything you need, including agendas, questions, activities, and over 100 PowerPoint presentation slides, available online and printed in the guide.
(ASCD/McREL book, 2008) 8 1/2" x 11", 220 pages.
Increasing students’ vocabulary is vital to their reading and learning success, and promoting the use of academic language in speech and writing will also encourage further understanding. In this guide, you will find strategies, games, and classroom essentials you can use to create vocab lesson plans that are both exciting and effective. Discover ways to engage students in vocab learning with word walls, learning stations, and brain-compatible lessons. Explore strategies and rubrics for assessing vocabulary learning, and plan how to team with your colleagues to increase vocabulary across your grade level or school.