Discipline: Professional Resources

Copyright: 2010

Grade(s): 6 - 12

Delivery Method: Print

Imprint: Heinemann

Author(s): Janice L. Pilgreen

English Learners and the Secret Language of School: Unlocking the Mysteries of Content-Area Texts

Let English learners in on the secret that will forever change their lives.

By teaching English learners academic language, the “secret language of school,” within the framework of content-area instruction, we can demystify the comprehension process and move these students toward becoming independent readers and writers.