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8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language. "Change your language and you change your thoughts.

8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language

" -- Karl Albrecht Understanding Academic Language Academic language is a meta-language that helps learners acquire the 50,000 words that they are expected to have internalized by the end of high school and includes everything from illustration and chart literacy to speaking, grammar and genres within fields. Think of academic language as the verbal clothing that we don in classrooms and other formal contexts to demonstrate cognition within cultures and to signal college readiness. There are two major kinds: instructional language ("What textual clues support your analysis?

") and language of the discipline (examples include alliteration in language arts, axioms in math, class struggle in social studies and atoms in science). Where to Start It would be a mistake to think that academic language is a garbage pail category involving any word, depending on the context. Thesis Sentence vs. Topic Sentence by Shmoop. How To Write A Killer Thesis Statement by Shmoop. Writing great conclusions. Blendspace - Create lessons with digital content in 5 minutes.

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Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Save time by using free lessons & activities created by educators worldwide! Be inspired! Combine digital content and your files to create a lesson Tes resources YouTube Links PDFs PowerPoint Word Doc Images Dropbox Google Drive. HelloSlide - Bring your slides to life. 20 End of the Year Reflection Questions. Here are 20 questions to help you and your students reflect on the school year.

20 End of the Year Reflection Questions

You could use these informally for discussion when you have a few minutes or for a more personal reflection experience, take a few of your favorites to use for a survey or as writing/journal prompts. There is also a list of reflection questions for teachers here.What is something we did this year that you think you will remember for the rest of your life?

What is something you accomplished this year that you are proud of? A Classroom Management Plan That Works. In his book, Ignore Everybody: And 39 Other Keys To Creativity, Hugh MacLeod points out that Abraham Lincoln penned the Gettysburg Address on borrowed stationary.

A Classroom Management Plan That Works

Hemingway wrote with a simple fountain pen. Van Gogh rarely used more than six colors on his palate. And MacLeod, himself an artist, sketches cartoons on the back of business cards. His point is that there is zero correlation between creative talent and the materials and equipment used. The same can be said about an effective classroom management plan. A simple set of rules and consequences hand-printed on ordinary poster board is all you need. You see… There is no magic in the plan itself.

Therefore your plan doesn’t need to be elaborate, complex, or involved. It just needs to be followed. All Things Topics - Home. Tickld - ALL - Spread Laughter and Cure Boredom. Pernilla's English Classroom: Map of the peeks of the week - so far. ⋆ Teaching Material for English (ESL/EFL) Teachers in Sweden. Abcteach: Printable Worksheets for Teachers, Common Core, Smart Board.

ESL English Lesson using Basic Interview Questions. Valentine's Day. Lessons plans & activities. CURRICULUM & PLANNING. Engelskatips. Teacher Meeting Ideas. Future Plans. Warm-up Why I Hate School But Love Education (6:07) Spoken Word Video from Suli Breaks in British accent about school vs education vs talentWhat is your future plan (2:47) Inspirational video for youth about future planning (Warning for the mention of God on the final slide)When I grow up (2:00) A motivational video Lesson Plan Teen Game Plan A downloadable pdf-leaflet (7 pages) with a lesson plan, directed towards health issues in one’s future choices Reading Will your job still exist in 2025?

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Watching Unbroken (5:57) Motivational Video, “coach-style” straight talk. Speaking Teen Talk: Future Plans (4:11) Teenagers talking about their college ambitions. Writing How to Plan For a Successful Future Eight steps to plan for your future by writing it all down. Final Words Famous Failures who succeeded (1:16) Short background stories of some of the most famous peopleThe key to success? More Interesting Ideas Please tweet your feedback about working with this theme page to the author. Tech Tools. Moodle Tool Guide for Teachers. Förstå kunskapskraven. På arabiska: Att utveckla ett resonemang i svenska Att resonera om något innebär att du fördjupar din åsikt genom att förklara hur du kom fram till den.

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Didaktiska tips. English Tools. Tematisk engelskundervisning. Material o lektionsplaneringar. Game-based blended learning & classroom response system. Valentine's Day. When did it start?

Valentine's Day

Who was St. Valentine? Why do we exchange cards and flowers? Learn about the history of this loveable holiday. Valentine's Day is on Saturday, February 14, 2015. Here's a chart that shows what day Valentine's Day is celebrated from 2012 - 2022. We have lots of kids games for Valentine's Day. Play Valentine's Day themed Jigsaw Puzzles, Mazes, Word Searches, and Strategy Puzzles.

Free printable coloring book pages for kids of all ages. Share Valentine's Day jokes with your relatives and friends to bring a smile on their face and brighten their day. Easter. Communication 4 All Resources to Support Inclusion This has opened in a separate window - just exit to return to the Home page.


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