Scott Foresman ESL, Grade 6

Scott Foresman ESL, Grade 6

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Scott Foresman ESL for grades 6-8 is a content-based, grade-level program that actually accelerates English language learning. It teaches students the academic language and content they need to achieve success in the mainstream classroom.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 236 pages
  • 200.7 x 256.5 x 15.2mm | 725.76g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • Illustrations(some col.), ports.(some col.)
  • 0130274976
  • 9780130274977

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"Scott Foresman ESL" (by Jim Cummins, Anna Uhl Chamot, Carolyn Kessler, J. Michael O'Malley, and Lily Wong Fillmore) is a content-based program that accelerates English language learning. It teaches students the academic language and content they need to achieve success in the mainstream classroom. Through explicit learning strategies, grade-level content materials, and a balance of reading, writing, listening, and speaking, "Scott Foresman ESL" helps students develop their higher-order thinking, their language ability and, ultimately, their self-esteem. FeaturesGrade-level content material that matches the mainstream classroom. Academic language with a focus on skills development. Critical thinking and higher-order thinking skills that take students beyond basic comprehension. Authentic literature to encourage a lifelong love of reading. Continuous assessment and test-taking preparation. Phonics-based language development at every level.show more

Table of contents

UNIT 1 IDEAS IN CONFLICT Digging Up the PastChapter 1 Digging Up Fossils* The News About Dinosaurs by Patricia Lauber* "Seismosaurus" by Jack PrelutskyChapter 2 Digging Up Ancient Objects* "The Crocodile" by Jack Prelutsky UNIT 2 CHALLENGES Good SportsChapter 3 Types of Fitness* "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" a songChapter 4 Olympic Challenges* Atalanta and the Golden Apples retold by Margot Biersdorf* "I Am the Running Girl" by Arnold Adoff UNIT 3 ENVIRONMENT OceansChapter 5 Life Underwater* Why the Sea is Salty retold by Gail Sakurai* "Shells" by Lilian MooreChapter 6 Taking Care of the Oceans* "Yellow Submarine" a song by John Lennon and Paul McCartney UNIT 4 JUSTICE The Ancient RomansChapter 7 The Roman Empire* Roman RecipeChapter 8 Volcanoes in History* An Ancient Roman Myth: The God Vulcan* Hill of Fire by Thomas P. Lewis* "V is for Volcano" by William Jay Smith UNIT 5 RELATIONSHIPS The Physics of FunChapter 9 What Makes Things Move?* The Tug of War by Pleasant DeSpain* "There's Motion Everywhere" by John Travers MooreChapter 10 Physics of Roller Coaster* "Let's Twist Again" a song by Kal Mann UNIT 6 CHANGE Dealing with ChangeChapter 11 Handling Stress* In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord* Schools in Japan and the United States by Sayo Yamaguchi* "You Can Do Better" by Kalli DakosChapter 12 Getting Information* Aprender el ingles" by Luis Albero Amroggio* "Learning English" translated by Lori M. Carlson Writer's Workshopshow more

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