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I love this book It is indispensible for secondary programs for English language learners The book is focused on academic literacy in the middle learners The book is focused on academic literacy in the middle as a bridge between learning to read to reading to learn in seondary content areas Gibbons ties together language acuisition theory functional rammar and evidence based strategies for second language and literacy instruction She identifies several key components to uality content based units for language learners including expe. 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 "curriculum Pauline Gibbons provides inspiration and uidance 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 oals 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 ,


English Learners, Academic Literacy, and Thinking: Learning in the Challenge Zone

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The monotony It s supposed to be "about helping people learn to read better yet reaches back 30 years to pull up academic jargon "helping people learn to read better yet reaches back 30 years to pull up academic jargon serves only to make this text harder to understand much less practically apply If you re an academic who doesn t actually need to use the information on this text then you might enjoy it If you re a teacher looking for reater understanding or advice on how to help your students read fluently this is much of a theoretical text than anything useful. New concepts and as a bridge to writing Based
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these areas she then uidelines on designing long term high uality instruction that simultaneously provides explicit scaffolding for English learners Gibbons makes these Charlestown Blues 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 orroup study together and suggestions for further reading The book is a valuable resource for inservice training and college courses and provides an ideal basis for a schoolwide response to the rowing challenges of raising the achievement of English language learners. Riential learning to build background knowledge vocabulary development oral language practice comprehension strategies and scaffolded writing Collaboration strategies are also embedded throughout each section Read most of it for Title I meetings read enough to consider it "done but didn t read the whole thing This is the textbook no one enjoys reading It "but didn t read the whole thing This is the textbook no one enjoys reading It walls of margin to margin text with hardly any formatting to break them up much less diagrams or illustrations to interrupt. to margin text with hardly any formatting to break them up much less diagrams or illustrations formatting to break them up much less diagrams or illustrations interrupt. English Learners Academic Literacy and Thinking Pauline Gibbons presents an action oriented approach that ives English learners high level support to match our high expectations Focusing on the middle Building the South Side grades of school she shows how to plan rigorous literacy oriented content based instruction and illustrates what a high challenge high support curriculum looks like in practice Gibbons author of Scaffolding Language Scaffolding Learning presents and discusses in detail five broad areas that enable English learners to participate in high uality learning across the curriculum engaging deeply with intellectual contexts developing academic literacy employing reading strategies and improving comprehensionaining writing independence and learning content area enres using classroom talk to make sense of. ,