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Engaging Students in Academic Literacies Genre-Based Pedagogy for K-5 Classrooms

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ISBN-10: 0415737044

ISBN-13: 9780415737043

Edition: 2015

Authors: Maria Estela Brisk

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The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas. Informed by systemic functional linguistics--a theory of language IN USE in particular ways for particular audiences and social purposes--it guides teachers in developing students' ability to construct texts using structural and linguistic features of the written language. This approach to teaching writing and academic language is effective in addressing the persistent achievement gap between ELLs…    
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Book details

List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/12/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 380
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English