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    pdf SIOP in the Secondary Science Classroom: Effective Instruction for ELLs (PDF -8.58 MB)
    ESOL teachers Andrea Abt and Rita Sanchez describe their collaborative experiences teaching with science faculty and their implementation of the SIOP model in the science classroom. Specifically, they explain how explicit academic language instruction increases ELLs' access to rigorous science content and improves student achievement.
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