The SIOP Model for Teaching Science to English Learners

The SIOP Model for Teaching Science to English Learners

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This highly anticipated book, The SIOP Model for Teaching Science to English Learners addresses the issues faced in teaching science to English learners (ELs) at each grade-level. SIOP techniques and activities organized around the eight SIOP components guide educators in promoting academic language development along with comprehensible scientific content. Written for SIOP teachers and those who have learned the SIOP Model, this book includes proven, effective science lessons and comprehensive units. In addition, this book provides ideas to adapt the techniques for students at different levels of English proficiency. This book is sure to become an indispensable resource for science educators of English learners. Notable features of this book: It presents a systematic process for teaching both the academic content of science and its associated academic language to English learners; Offers ideas and activities about teaching science and organizes activities by grade-bands: K-2, 3-5 (or 6), 6-8, and 9-12 and SIOP components; Provides use-tomorrow ideas and activities for implementing the eight components of the SIOP Model in a science classroom; Includes lesson plans and comprehensive units that illustrate how a particular activity can be effective for ALL students, not just English learners.

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Author Short, Vogt, Echevarria
Publisher Allyn & Bacon / Merill
Publication Date 2010
Edition No
Pages 240
ISBN 0205627595
ISBN13 9780205627592