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WHAT IS IT AND HOW CAN IT HELP?
Signal Words are cross-curricular academic words and phrases that signal certain types of text structure (e.g., compare/contrast, sequence, description, cause/effect). Providing English learners with explicit instruction on signal words builds their academic vocabulary and allows them to access and create nonfiction text. Watch as SIOP® author Marilyn Amy Washam explains how to create language objectives that target students' meaningful, structured use of Signal Words.
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This month's resource: Signal Words