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ERIC Number: EJ789640
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
Science in Any Language
Hansen, Laurie E.
Science and Children, v41 n3 p35-39 Nov-Dec 2003
This article describes how Guided Language Acquisition Design (GLAD) teaching strategies can help English language learners (ELL) with science. GLAD is a model for planning science, social studies, and literature-based units. It includes a collection of innovative strategies designed to help all levels of ELL students' access core curriculum while acquiring English skills and vocabulary. A teacher educator and her preservice students practiced applying the following four GLAD techniques that are described in this article: Pictorial input, picture file cards, poster boards, and ear-to-ear reading. (Contains 1 figure and 4 resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A