Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: English Language by Margo Gottlieb, Gisela Ernst-Slavit

By Margo Gottlieb, Gisela Ernst-Slavit

Make each scholar fluent within the language of learning.

The universal middle and ELD criteria offer pathways to educational luck via educational language. utilizing an built-in Curricular Framework, districts, colleges studying groups can:

  • Design and enforce thematic devices for studying
  • Draw from content material and language criteria to set goals for all scholars
  • Examine standards-centered fabrics for tutorial language
  • Collaborate in making plans guide and review inside of and throughout classes
  • Consider linguistic and cultural assets of the scholars
  • Create differentiated content material and language pursuits
  • Delve deeply into educational techniques related to educational language
  • Reflect on educating and studying

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Assessing English language learners: Bridges from language proficiency to academic achievement. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin. Gottlieb, M. (2012a). The Common Core and English language learners: Tips for teachers and school leaders. Language Magazine. page_id=4951 Gottlieb, M. (2012b). An overview of language education standards. In C. Coombe, P. Stoynoff, B. Davidson, & S. ), The Cambridge guide to language assessment (pp. 74–81). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. , & Ernst-Slavit, G. (2013).

By building their metalinguistic, sociocultural, and metacognitive awareness, students become more sensitized to how they learn. A key factor contributing to this awareness for ELLs is the students’ home languages and cultures. The Value of Home Languages and Cultures in Building Academic Language For students learning English as an additional language, their home language is the language of their family, dreams, and hopes. 7╇╇ Building Awareness of Academic Language in the Classroom Type of Awareness Classroom Examples Metalinguistic Awareness • Recognizing and identifying cognates in multiple languages • Comparing the similarities among and differences between forms and structures in multiple languages • Transferring information and literacy practices across languages Sociocultural Awareness • Using languages, literacies, and cultures as resources • Considering and incorporating the students’ cultural norms and traditions • Being aware of situations or contexts for language learning Metacognitive Awareness • Reflecting on how students learn language • Talking and writing about language learning • Discussing with learners about how they do things in the classroom, such as their use of comprehension strategies language that many ELLs have used since they were born—the language they use to make significant relationships and to construct meaning about the world.

39 40 • Academic Language in Diverse Classrooms: English Language Arts, Grades 3–5 Reading: Examples of Text Types/Genres, Text Features, Text Structures, and Language Structures by Grade (Derived From the CCSS) Grade K 1 2 Text Types/ Genre-Based Discourse Text Features Text Structures Storybooks, poems, informational texts Front cover, back cover, title page, author & illustrator Comparison and contrast of attributes, concepts of print Where is the large monkey? Where is the small monkey? Storybooks, poems, opinion pieces, informational texts Headings, tables of content, glossaries, electronic menus, icons Explanation of differences between narrative and informational text This book tells a story.

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