Scott Foresman ESL, Grade 8

Scott Foresman ESL, Grade 8

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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
  • 208.28 x 256.54 x 15.24mm | 703.06g
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • Illustrations (some col.), maps, ports.
  • 0130275018
  • 9780130275011
  • 1,547,783

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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 CHANGE



Cycles of Life

Chapter 1 Growing Up

* "Turn! Turn! Turn!" a song by Pete Seeger

Chapter 2 Life Cycles of Plants

* The Story of Johnny Appleseed by Meridel Le Sueur



UNIT 2 CHALLENGES



Weather

Chapter 3 Changing Weather

* Why the Monsoon Comes Every Year retold by Dorothy Lewis

Robertson

* "Lotsa Winds" by Sonja Dunn with Lou Pamenter

Chapter 4 Predicting the Weather

* "Weather" Anonymous

* "Raindrop" by John Travers Moore

* "Good Day Sunshine" a song by Paul McCartney





UNIT 3 CONFLICT



The Civil War

Chapter 5 The United States Before the Civil War

* "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen" a song

Chapter 6 War Between the North and the South

* "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! A song

* "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" a song

* Thunder at Gettysburg by Patricia Lee Gauch

* "The Gettysburg Address" (excerpt) by Abraham Lincoln





UNIT 4 RELATIONSHIPS



The Solar System

Chapter 7 The Sun

* "Here Comes the Sun" by George Harrison

* "Brazilian Moon Tale" by Jane Yolen

Chapter 8 The Planets

* The Solar System by Maura Gauck



UNIT 5 JOURNEYS



A Growing Nation

Chapter 9 Settling the West

* Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

* "Home on the Range" a song

Chapter 10 Industry Changed the Nation

* "The Erie Canal" a song

* "I've Been Working on the Railroad" a song

* "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" a song



UNIT 6 JUSTICE



Citizenship and Government

Chapter 11 Citizenship

* Coming to America: Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse

* "America the Beautiful" a song by Katherine Lee Bates

Chapter 12 Government

* "Hang Out the Flags" by James S. Tippett



Writer's Workshop
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