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Document Number: 11184

Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School - A guide on teaching both academic vocabulary and content material in science, history and mathematics to English learners in regular classrooms,this report has four recommendations: teach a set of academic vocabulary words intensively across several days, integrate oral and written English language instruction into content-area teaching, provide regular opportunities to develop written language skills and provide small-group intervention for struggling students. (What Works Clearinghouse, April 2014)...


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