The lessons in the AVT Elementary Teacher’s Guide are grouped by relevant task or concept cluster. Grammar tips and related lessons are included at each grade level. The “Be an Academic Author” task includes relevant prompts and frames and heavily scaffolded written responses. Instructional routines, guided lesson scripts, and flexible pacing options are included.
Dr. Kate Kinsella’s NEW Academic Vocabulary Toolkit for Elementary grades is designed to prepare students in grades 3, 4, and 5 for the lexical demands of academic speaking, reading and writing in a Common Core State Standards era. The program ensures students have daily explicit, interactive, and carefully monitored academic language instruction. ... more