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Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy day to visit our blog. We would like to invite you to contribute your ideas related to professional development in this forum. We hope to offer all teachers at BHS the opportunity to have input in the PD you are experiencing this year, and to reflect on ideas and practices of our outstanding faculty.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Analysis of Academic Language in the New York Times

Thanks to AHA's John Becker for sending us this link!  The Times has analyzed its use of "common expository text structures" and mortar, and it directly relates to what we are doing with academic language this year.  A really helpful article to use with students also:

Compare-Contrast, Cause and Effect, Proposition-Support, etc.