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Now you can use the reenergized framework from the second edition of our best-selling guide Classroom Instruction That Works, 2nd Edition, to improve the instruction of English language learners (ELL) too. This all-new edition of Classroom Instruction That Works with English Language Learners strengthens your instructional planning and makes it easier to know when to use research-based instructional strategies with ELL students in every grade level. New tools and steps help you align your instruction of second-language learners to the higher-order thinking skills called for in Common Core State Standards. A new template helps you select key vocabulary and grammar to design instruction that helps students engage in productive academic discussions. This comprehensive instructional guide for mainstream teachers of students acquiring English includes teaching tips with each strategy to make it easier to work with all students, no matter what their stage of language proficiency.
(ASCD book copublished with McREL, 2013) 8" x 10", 179 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.
In this guide, experts Susan M. Brookhart and Jay McTighe show how best to incorporate the formative learning cycle into everyday instruction. They offer techniques for sharing learning targets, assessment activities to use in the classroom, and strategies for providing student feedback.