Teachers can support language development by using and providing syntax that is appropriately leveled (e.g. short, simple structure for young students). By modeling syntax in daily language, teachers repeatedly expose students to sentence structures that they can adopt in their own speech, which is especially valuable for students whose Primary Language is not English.
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Watch how Newsela PRO provides texts at adaptive reading levels, which allows learners to read content that is interesting to them at the appropriate syntax level.