Progression in Language Structures

EAL Assessment Continuum for transitioning EAL learners into the English National Curriculum Levels
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Progression in Language Structures

Progression in Language Structures is a great document for identfying how content learning can be built on language structures.  Language structures are presented in sentence starters for different text types, for example, the language of explanations and how it it can be structured from foundation stage through to Year 6. It can be used to support EAL learners in constructing sentences to fulfil content learning objectives.
“Schools in Tower Hamlets that have been using this document to plan for children’s academic language development alongside the content of the curriculum, comment on how pupils gain confidence and use academic language in context, making accelerated progress towards, and exceeding national expectations.” The contact for obtaining this document is Tilly Nimako at tilly.nimako@towerhamlets.gov.uk . Its £13.99  (excluding VAT) .

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