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ERIC Number: ED522669
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 256
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-9350-9918-5
Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class, Grades 6-8
Melanese, Kathy; Chung, Luz; Forbes, Cheryl
Math Solutions
This new addition to Math Solutions "Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class series" offers a wealth of lessons and strategies for modifying grades 6-8 instruction. Section I presents an overview of teaching math to English learners: the research, the challenges, the linguistic demands of a math lesson, and specific strategies and activities that simultaneously support learning English and learning math. Section II features math lessons modified for English learners. Lesson topics include: (1) geometry; (2) algebra; (3) the number system; and (4) probability and measurement. Each of the lessons addresses one or more of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A