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.
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  • Hardback | 236 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.5 x 15.2mm | 725.76g
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd 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.
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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 Workshop
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