HW 3.5 Reading a Dense Text Using a Double Entry Journal

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Learning Outcome Pedagogical Intent Student Position

Develop knowledge and skills to construct learning environments that support development of English language proficiency: literacy, academic, and cognitive development.

Assessment: 25 pts.

Due: Session 4

Teachers can make decisions about how to attend to developing academic vocabulary in their teaching.

Students have learned about developing literacy-rich and literacy-focused classrooms and have begun planning for how they will apply the knowledge to their classsoom. 

Instructions

1. Using the Double Entry Journal, read the article Words as Tools: Learning Academic Vocabulary as Language Acquisition
by Nagy & Townsend. As you read the text...

a. Underline or highlight the key ideas that stand out to you in the left column.

b. Use the right column to record or summarize your understanding of the section or paragraph as you read.