Ferlazzo, L. (2017, November 29). Enriching Academic Vocabulary: Strategies for Teaching Tier Two Words to E.L.L. Students.

“Tier-two” words as described by the Common Core State Standards, are used in informational, technical and literary texts, educator Larry Ferlazzo writes. In this blog post, Ferlazzo explains how he teaches words such as formulate, specificity and unabashedly with his English-language learners to help build their academic vocabularies and reading comprehension skills.

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