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Supply each teacher in your program with this manual to implement a comprehensive approach to teaching academic vocabulary at the classroom, school, and district levels.
Using the manual's list of 7,923 terms, school and district teams can choose the most important vocabulary terms they want to teach to all students. All vocabulary terms are extracted from national standards documents, across 11 subject areas, and are organized into four grade-level intervals: K–2, 3–5, 6–8, and 9–12. Included in the manual are all the tips and guidelines teachers need to implement this approach:
(ASCD manual, 2005) 8 1/2" x 11", 164 pages.
Bonus for Systemwide AdoptionThe Building Academic Vocabulary program includes access to a ZIP file for word selection. Call 1- 800-933-ASCD (2723), ext. 5634, for details on adopting this program for your school, district, or state.
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