MATSOL 2013 Conference: Online Program

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Sentence Frames to Promote Critical Thinking & Access Background Knowledge
Fri May 3 2013, 2:30pm–3:15pm, 3 Grand North (200)
Session Abstract

Studies show that ELLs are capable of engaging in higher-order thinking even when they do not have the language to express it. Sentence frames provide students with the scaffolding, structure, and vocabulary needed to spur critical thinking and show what they know. Learn how frames can help all students succeed.

Session Type

Practice-Oriented Presentation (45 minutes)

Audience: Educators in...
  • Elementary Education

  • General Interest

Topic Strand

Best Practices in Instruction and Assessment

Lead Presenter
Melissa DaPonte Katz, Malden Public Schools