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Building Academic Language: Meeting Common Core Standards Across Disciplines, Grades 5-12


Super Savings Item! Save 39% on the Building Academic Language: Meeting Common Core Standards Across Disciplines, Grades 5-12 by Jossey-Bass at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. “Of the over one hundred new publications on the CommonCore State Standards (CCSS), this one truly stands out! In thesecond edition of Building Academic Language, Jeff Zwierspresents a much-needed, comprehensive roadmap to cultivatingacademic language development across all disciplines, this timeplacing the rigor and challenges of the CCSS front and center. Amust-have resource!”—Andrea Honigsfeld, EdD, Molloy College“Language is critical to the development of contentlearning as students


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“Of the over one hundred new publications on the CommonCore State Standards (CCSS), this one truly stands out! In thesecond edition of Building Academic Language, Jeff Zwierspresents a much-needed, comprehensive roadmap to cultivatingacademic language development across all disciplines, this timeplacing the rigor and challenges of the CCSS front and center. Amust-have resource!”—Andrea Honigsfeld, EdD, Molloy College“Language is critical to the development of contentlearning as students delve more deeply into specific disciplines.When students possess strong academic language, they are betterable to critically analyze and synthesize complex ideas andabstract concepts. In this second edition of Building AcademicLanguage, Jeff Zwiers successfully builds the connectionsbetween the Common Core State Standards and academic language. Thisis the ‘go to’ resource for content teachers as theytransition to the expectations for college and careerreadiness.”—Katherine S. McKnight, PhD, National LouisUniversityWith the adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) bymost of the United States, students need help developing theirunderstanding and use of language within the ­academiccontext. This is crucially important throughout middle school andhigh school, as the subjects ­discussed and concepts taughtrequire a firm grasp of language in order to understand the greatercomplexity of the subject matter. Building AcademicLanguage shows teachers what they can do to help theirstudents grasp language principles and develop the language skillsthey’ll need to reach their highest levels of academicachievement.The Second Edition of Building Academic Languageincludes new strategies for addressing specific Common Corestandards and also provides answers to the most important questionsacross various content areas, including:What is academic language and how does it differ by contentarea?How can language-building activities support contentunderstanding for students?How can teachers assist students in using language moreeffectively, especially in the academic context?How can academic language usage be modeled routinely in theclassroom?How can lesson planning and assessment support academiclanguage development?An essential resource for teaching all students, this bookexplains what every teacher needs to know about language forsupporting reading, writing, and academic learning.

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