Read most of it for Title I meetings read ENOUGH TO CONSIDER IT DONE BUT DIDN T READ to consider it done but didn t read whole thing I love this book It is indispensible for secondary programs for English language learners The book is focused on academic literacy in the middle grades as a brid. For educators individually and collectively who aspire to implement a curriculum based on intellectual "uality and who recognize the importance of infusing the teaching of academic literacy across the curriculum Pauline Gibbons book provides " and who recognize the importance of infusing the teaching of academic literacy across the curriculum Pauline Gibbons book provides and guidance The wealth of classroom examples based on actual practice convincingly refutes the argument reflected in much current practice that EL and low income students are incapable of benefiting from an intellectually challenging inuiry based curriculum Jim Cummins University of Toronto Deep understanding critical thinking subject knowledge and control of academic literacy are goals we have for all our students The challenge for teachers is to find a way of teaching that helps everyone including English learners to reach these high expectations ,
Ge between learning to read to reading to learn in seondary content areas Gibbons ties together language acuisition theory functional grammar and evidence based strategies for second language and literacy instruction She identifies several key components to uality. N English Learners Academic Literacy and Thinking Pauline Gibbons presents an action oriented approach that gives English learners high level support to match our high expectations Focusing on the middle grades of school she shows how to plan rigorous literacy oriented content based instruction and illustrates what a high challenge High Support Curriculum Looks support curriculum looks in practice Gibbons author of Scaffolding Language Scaffolding Learning presents and discusses in detail five broad areas that enable English learners to
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*to build background *build background vocabulary development oral language practice comprehension strategies and scaffolded writing Collaboration strategies are also embedded throughout each sectio. New concepts and as a bridge to writing Based on these areas she then presents guidelines on designing long term high uality instruction that simultaneously provides explicit scaffolding for English learners Gibbons makes these guidelines an instructional reality through dozens of examples of rich activities and tasks that can be used across the curriculum and that support the learning of all students English Learners Academic Literacy and Thinking supports teachers with doable plans for instruction reflection uestions for individual or group study "Together And Suggestions For Further " and suggestions for further The book is a valuable resource for inservice training and college courses and provides an ideal basis For A Schoolwide Response To The Growing a schoolwide response to the growing of raising the achievement of English language learners.