Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas Classroom Set

Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas Classroom Set

Format: Paperback

This complete language development program presents and reinforces the content vocabulary and academic language that are required for students to think, speak, read and write about social studies, science, and math.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-452526-8
  • Price: $ 621.00
  • Binding: Paperback

The Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas Classroom Set features 15 copies of the monolingual dictionary and 15 of the accompanying workbook. Designed specifically for newcomer and beginning English Learners in elementary and middle schools, the dictionary offers a complete language development program that accelerates mastery of academic language and content vocabulary, while the workbook reinforces the dictionary with two pages of practice for every topic. By offering more activities, the workbook provides extended exposure to content vocabulary to accommodate learners at all levels.

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Key features

  • Over 1,500 social studies, science, and math content terms illustrated with crystal-clear artwork that makes the meanings easy to understand.
  • NEW Unit Expansion pages focus on academic reading, writing, and critical thinking skills.
  • NEW Exercise banners on the page enable students to put the words to use in academic speaking and writing.


Accelerate your student's academic language development with the second edition of the Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas program. This program:

Uses direct, explicit vocabulary instruction, which improves learning outcomes for ELLs and struggling learners.

Helps English learners and struggling learners acquire new content area vocabulary and build word knowledge from incremental, repeated and varied exposures to words.

Has an instructional routine that uses the research-based Gradual Release of Responsibility, Productive Partnering and other models as an efective way of increasing language acquisition.

Is standards based and aligned to the Common Core State Standards and other leading research on what works most efectively.

Uses sca?olded and di?erentiated instruction to improve vocabulary acquisition for English language learners.

Part of... Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas

The second edition of this well-loved dictionary with an increased emphasis on academic language, alignment to curriculum standards and a research-based pedagogy.

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