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If asked, students are able to explain what they are learning and where it fits into the larger curriculum context.

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The teacher explains content clearly and imaginatively, using metaphors and analogies to bring content to life.

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The teacher points out possible areas for misunderstanding.

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Students suggest other strategies they might use in approaching a challenge or analysis.

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The teacher uses rich language, offering brief vocabulary lessons where appropriate, both for general vocabulary and for the discipline.

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Students use academic language correctly.

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The teacher says, "Here's a spot where some students have difficulty, be sure to read it carefully.

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The teacher asks a student to explain the task to other students.

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The teacher, in explaining the westward movement in U.S. history, invites students to consider that historica"I l period from the point of view of the Native Peoples.

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The teacher asks, "Who would like to explain this idea to us?"

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A student asks, "Is this another way we could think about analogies?"

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A student explains an academic term to classmates.

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The teacher pauses during an explanation of the civil rights movement to remind students that the prefix "in," as in "inequality" means "not," and that the prefix "un," also means the same thing.

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A student says to a classmate, "I think that side of the triangle is called the hypotenuse."

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