Common Core Standards in Diverse Classrooms

Essential Practices for Developing Academic Language and Disciplinary Literacy

The Common Core State Standards require students to do more with knowledge and language than ever before. Rather than be mere consumers of knowledge, students must now become creators, critics, and communicators of ideas across disciplines. Yet in order to take on these new and exciting roles, many students need daily teaching with an extra emphasis on accelerating their academic communication skills.

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The Common Core State Standards require students to do more with knowledge and language than ever before. Rather than be mere consumers of knowledge, students must now become creators, critics, and communicators of ideas across disciplines. Yet in order to take on these new and exciting roles, many students need daily teaching with an extra emphasis on accelerating their academic communication skills.

Common Core Standards in Diverse Classrooms describes seven research-based t...read more

About the Author(s)

Jeff Zwiers teaches in the Stanford Teaching Education Program and works for Stanford's Center to Support Excellence in Teaching.

He received his Ed.D. from the University of San Francisco and has taught English, Spanish, science, and history in high school, middle school, and elementary school.

Susan O'Hara is executive director of the Center for Cooperative Research and Extension Services for Schools (CRESS) at the University of California, Davis.

Robert Pritchard is a professor of education at Sacramento State University. A frequent consultant for schools, districts, and departments of education, Robert brings extensive experience as a former ESL teacher and reading specialist to his work with teachers and administrators.

Table of Contents

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Contents Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: Framing the Teaching of Academic Language and Disciplinary Literacy
Chapter 2: Designing Activities and Lessons
Chapter 3: Clarifying, Modeling, and Guiding
Chapter 4: Using Complex Texts
Chapter 5: Lessons Focused on Using Complex Texts
Chapter 6: Fortifying Complex Output
Chapter 7: Lessons Focused on Fortifying Complex Output
Chapter 8: Fostering Academic Interactions
Chapter 9: Lessons That Focus on Fostering Academic Interactions
Chapter 10: Coaching, Collaboration, and Capacity
Conclusion
Appendixes
References
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: 2-12
Media: 304 pp/paperMedia: E-BookMedia: E-Book/Print
Year: 2014
Item No: 0997Item No: 1009Item No: B997
ISBN: 978-157110-997-2ISBN: 978-162531-009-5ISBN: 978-15711B-997-2

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