Scott Foresman ESL (by Jim Cummins, Anna Uhl Chamot, Carolyn Kessler, J.
Michael O'Malley, and Lily Wong Fillmore) is a content-based program that accelerates English language learning.
It teaches students the academic language and content they need to achieve success in the mainstream classroom.
Through explicit learning strategies, grade-level content materials, and a balance of reading, writing, listening, and speaking, Scott Foresman ESL helps students develop their higher-order thinking, their language ability and, ultimately, their self-esteem.
Features *Grade-level content material that matches the mainstream classroom. *Academic language with a focus on skills development. *Critical thinking and higher-order thinking skills that take students beyond basic comprehension. *Authentic literature to encourage a lifelong love of reading. *Continuous assessment and test-taking preparation. *Phonics-based language development at every level.