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178 resources with the concept academic language

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Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
Transform drafting into crafting with a collection of materials designed to enrich your seventh grade writing unit. Each resource addresses one or more Common Core standards for persuasive writing, informational writing, and narrative...
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Debate and Reasoning as Academics

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
This is a fantastic collection for developing logical debate skills in a secondary classroom. Each resource identifies a controversial topic and outlines differing perspectives, legal and etymological history, and focuses on academic...
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Comparing and Contrasting

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Teach your third graders to compare and contrast literary elements in two different works on related topics. A pre-assessment activity asks young readers to identify story elements such as character, setting, plot, and main idea. Pairs...
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AP® Psychology Cognition and Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
I can remember what happened five years ago, but I can't recall what I did last week! High school psychology students analyze how memory, cognition, and language impact one another. Hands-on activities, memory exercises, and research...
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Dissertations

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Bring on the coffee—it's dissertation time! As a handout on dissertations explains, over 50 percent of PhD candidates never finish their dissertations. The handout, part of a larger series on specific writing styles, helps motivate...
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Verb Tenses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Twelve categories of verbs exist in the future tense, ranging from simple present to future perfect progressive, but only three have a place in academic writing. Those three tenses make up the content of an informational handout that...
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Nature: Friend and Foe: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 4th Standards
If readers don't understand key portions of a text, it may seem more like a foe than a friend. The second resource in a series of three ESL lessons designed to accompany the texts in Nature: Friend or Foe makes the texts easier to...
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Nature: Friend and Foe: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 4th Standards
Breaking down words into syllables has two benefits: it improves vocabulary and it improves understanding of a text. The third and final resource in a series of materials designed to be used with Nature: Friend or Foe offers extra...
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Give It All You’ve Got!: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Explore ways to make research and writing more interesting. The first in a series of three challenge activities designed to accompany Theme 2: Give It All You've Got involve creating sports cards, designing cereal boxes, and using other...
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Give It All You’ve Got!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Go beyond the textbook to gain a better appreciation for the English language. A series of ESL lessons help expand the concepts found in Theme 2: Give It All You've Got. The second lesson in a three-part unit incorporates strategies such...
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Give It All You’ve Got!: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Understanding word parts can play a crucial role in understanding a word in the context of a larger text. A series of extra support resources designed to accompany Theme 2: Give It All You've Got offers activities related to grammar and...
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Person to Person: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 4)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Help language learners understand words and cultural concepts. The second installment in a series of three language development lessons designed to accompany Theme 4: Person to Person helps bridge the gap for language learners by...
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Person to Person: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 4)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Authors use many strategies when writing stories. A series of extra support lessons breaks down those strategies, as well as key grammatical and phonics-based concepts to support struggling learners. The last of three lessons offers...
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Problem Solvers: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 4)

For Teachers 4th Standards
How can you teach a text to a group of readers who struggling with the language? The second in a set of three ESL lessons related to Theme 4: Problem Solvers engages English language learners by introducing vocabulary and grammar...
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One Land, Many Trails: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 5th Standards
English is not the only subject that requires its own set of vocabulary words—geography does too! A series of language development lessons designed to be used with Theme 5: One Land, Many Trails helps introduce readers to key vocabulary...
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One Land, Many Trails: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 5th Standards
Grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension strategies are all part of the journey toward understanding a text. The last in a series of three extra support lessons designed to accompany Theme 5: One Land, Many Trails provides a wealth of...
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Academic Reading Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
From A to Z, learners define, draw, and find examples of specific reading focus skills in an alphabetized reading vocabulary packet. Words include dialogue, theme, text structure, genre, paraphrase, and many more.
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Activities for Supporting Oral Language Development

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Support young scholars' oral language development with the use of four early childhood activities. To reinforce proficiency, pupils read with an adult, play a game of telephone with their peers, put on a play with puppets or stuffed...
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Smart Solutions: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Smart Solutions is the theme of a unit filled with a series of extra support lessons. Meet the needs of your learners using a teach, guided practice, practice, and apply routine to reinforce topics such as specific spelling...
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Language Change

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
The English language is complex and sometimes counterintuitive. Guide young grammarians through a brief overview of the history of the English language with a presentation that includes lecture notes.
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Sum Difference

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
If you need a way to address math and reading in one lesson, look no further than a passage about inverse operations, complete with reading comprehension questions. Kids focus on context clues to determine the meanings of unfamiliar words.
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Star Light

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What can scientists learn by studying starlight? Isaac Newton discovered that the light a star gives off can help us determine how near or far stars are from the earth. Learn about parallax shift, the distance of stars, their brightness,...
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The President's Message: Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Decipher Franklin D. Roosevelt's message to Congress concerning a declaration of war on December 11, 1941. Learners analyze the message through a close reading and a series of text-dependent questions. Specific directions are provided,...
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Academic Language

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
College-level writers learn the importance of using academic language in their papers and essays. Assessing the audience is an important aspect of choosing the language with which one writes. Review these 10 slides to make sure each...