Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas

Unlock the Door to Content Area Literacy through Explicit Vocabulary Instruction

Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas Unlock the Door to Content Area Literacy through Explicit Vocabulary Instruction

Dorothy Kauffman and Gary Apple

The Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas is a program for elementary and secondary students. 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.

  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • English Dictionary
  • English-Spanish Dictionary
  • Workbook
  • English Dictionary & Workbook Pack
  • English-Spanish Dictionary & Workbook Pack
  • iPack (single user version)
  • Classroom Set
  • Teacher's Edition with Lesson Plan CD Pack
  • Assessment CD-ROM
  • Class Audio CDs
  • Academic Language Accelerator
  • Content Areas Reproducible Collection
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  • 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.

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Accelerate your students’ 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 effective way of increasing language acquisition.

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

Uses scaffolded and differentiated instruction to improve vocabulary acquisition for English language learners.

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Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas Assessment CD-ROM

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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Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas iPack (single user version)

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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Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas English Dictionary Student Pack

Dorothy Kauffman and Gary Apple

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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Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas English-Spanish Dictionary Student Pack

Dorothy Kauffman and Gary Apple

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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Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas Academic Language Accelerator

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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