Sample Responses

The strategies the teacher identified for developing academic language and features of informational text included which of the following-- check all that apply:

Academic language is introduced after or during the hands-on experience. Informational text features such as titles, picture clues and table of contents are discussed while the teacher reads the text. The text bridges the experience of hands-on to understanding information in print. Reading of academic vocabulary is scaffolded by placing printed words on tables, floor and walls. These scaffolds are used for oral language and writing.