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 more

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  • Hardback | 236 pages
  • 208.28 x 256.54 x 15.24mm | 703.06g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations (some col.), maps, ports.
  • 0130275018
  • 9780130275011
  • 1,440,101

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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 more

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 Workshopshow more