Language for Learning helps beginning and early intermediate English Language Learners in elementary grades achieve functional spoken English.
Students learn the words, concepts, and statements important to both oral and written language.
-Language for Learning meets the needs of students who have less than adequate language skills for their age.
-Systematic explicit lessons and ample opportunity for practice help students catch up with their more verbal peers.
-Program resources help teachers create a language-centered learning environment.
Teacher Materials Include: Spiral-bound Presentation Books (4), Teachers Guide, Answer Key, Behavioral Objectives Book, Skills Profile Folder, and Picture Book for Assessment.
-Maximize vocabulary acquisition through direct teaching.
-Focuses on the meanings and uses of words that are important for following instructions, answering questions and reasoning.
-Offers students many opportunities to describe what they are doing, observe details in pictures and sequence events in time.
-Helps students acquire information and background knowledge that are the underpinning of school success.