Scott Foresman ESL: Grade 7

Scott Foresman ESL: Grade 7

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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

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  • Hardback | 236 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.5 x 15.2mm | 725.76g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • colour illustrations
  • 0130274992
  • 9780130274991

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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 JOURNEYS Journeys to New Lands Chapter 1 Immigration Then and Now * How Many Days to America? By Eve Bunting * "When I First Came to This Land" a song by Oscar Brand Chapter 2 Gifts from Many Lands * "Comida/Food" by Victor M. Valle UNIT 2 RELATIONSHIPS Sight and Color Chapter 3 How the Eyes * "What a Wonderful World" a song by G. D. Weiss and Bob Thiele Chapter 4 Looking at Colors * The River that Gave Gifts by Margo Humphrey * "I Asked the Boy Who Cannot See" Anonymous UNIT 3 JUSTICE Middle Ages Chapter 5 Life in the Middle Ages * The Last Battle adapted by Gwen Gross Chapter 6 Trade in the Middle Ages * From the Story of Marco Polo's Travels * "On the Road Again" a song by Willie Nelson UNIT 4 CHALLENGES Telling Stories Chapter 7 Reading Stories * Hey, Al by Arthur Yorinks * "Home, Sweet Home" a song Chapter 8 Writing Stories * "Blame" by Shel Silverstein UNIT 5 CHANGE Mysteries Chapter 9 Mysteries in History * The Nazcas' Secret by Carol Anderson * "The Happy Wanderer" a song by Antonia Rudge Chapter 10 How Science Solves Mysteries * "Watching Gray Whales" by J. S. Baird UNIT 6 CONFLICT AND RESOLUTION Deserts Chapter 11 Desert Life * Jealous Goomble-Gubbon by Lucy Baker * "The Desert" a song by Malvina Reynolds Chapter 12 Water in the Desert * "Cool Water" a song by Bob Nolan Writer's Workshopshow more