All Star English integrates language development through content with stunning multicultural literatures. CALLA learning strategies, higher order thinking skills, process writing, and collaborative projects provide students with social and academic success. An innovative beginner level or newcomers opens the door to the world of school language and skills. FEATURES/BENEFITS The Basics Develops literacy and language skills for newcomers. Books 2 and 3 Integrate literatures language, content, and grammar with an emphasis on research and writing. B Skills Journal Content language practice and grammar reinforcement. Reading, writing, and research activities. Self-assessment. Teacher's Guides Easy to use 3-step lesson plans. Multilevel teaching strategies. Ongoing assessment and CALLA strategies. Theme wrap-ups include assessment and celebration ideas. Process Writing Portfolio Program Writing projects correspond to the themes in All Star English. Graphic organizer pages and checklists help students organize their writing from brainstorming to publishing. All Stare BookBytes CD-ROM Motivates students to respond to literature through creative book reviews. Allows students to present their work via Print and Playback. Placement and Assessment Packages Easy-to-administer. Observation checklists. Anecdotal records and charts. Portfolio conference forms. Peer and self-assessment. Audiocassette Program High quality recordings of student book selections, including music.
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All-Star is a four-level, standards-based series for adult English learners featuring a picture-dictionary approach to vocabulary building. Big picture scenes in each unit provide springboards to a wealth of activities that develop all the language skills. An accessible, step-by-step sequence of lessons in each unit systemically builds language and math skills around life-skill topics. The series presents a family, work, or community application in each unit, and provides two alternate lesson applications in each of the All Star Workbooks.
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