Building Vocabulary for ELLs in the Pre-production and Early Production Stages
From your required reading and other sources, write a 500‐750 word persuasive essay to your fellow teachers describing the benefits of strategies that encourage vocabulary development within the pre‐production and early production stages of language acquisition. These strategies should transcend all content areas. Describe the Silent Period and how it affects vocabulary development. How could this be accounted for within your teaching?
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
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