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2019 Conference

May 28–31, 2019

Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center, Framingham MA

MATSOL 2019 Conference Online Program

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Beyond “SWBAT Explain Orally”--Writing More Effective Language Objectives

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 9:30 AM–11:00 AM EDT add to calendar
Grand North
Session Abstract

Are your language objectives feeling stale?  This hands-on workshop examines content-based tasks through a language lens.  Learn to identify key language demands of assignments and develop a common understanding of highly effective language objectives. Leave with the tools and mindset to write learning targets that will benefit all students.

Session Type

Interactive Workshop (90 minutes)

Topic Strand

Academic Language in the Content Areas

Education Sector

PK-12 Education


Michelle Blair, Marlboro Public Schools
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Lynne Medailleu, Marlboro Public Schools

Session Materials