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Academic Vocabulary in Middle and High School : Effective Practices across the Disciplines (Paperback)

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"In order to succeed in school and beyond, students in grades 6-12 need to understand and use both academic language and discipline-specific vocabulary. This book describes effective practices for integrating vocabulary study with instruction in English language arts, history/social studies, and math and science, and for helping students become independent, motivated word learners. The expert authors present a wealth of specific teaching strategies, illustrated with classroom vignettes and student work samples. Connections to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are highlighted throughout; an extensive annotated list of print and electronic resources enhances the book's utility. Key words/Subject areas: academic discourse, academic language, academic vocabulary, adolescent literacy, CCSS, Common Core State Standards, content areas, curriculum, disciplinary literacy, disciplines, English language arts, fiction, high school, history, informational texts, instruction, literature, mathematics, middle school, nonfiction, science, secondary methods, social studies, teaching, word-learning strategies Audience: Classroom teachers in grades 6-12, reading specialists and coaches, staff developers, and teacher educators"--
Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Education
Sub-Genre: Vocabulary
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Author: Donna Ogle & Camille Blachowicz & Peter Fisher & Laura Lang
Language: English
Street Date: October 21, 2015
TCIN: 24001289
UPC: 9781462522583
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-8574
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