Scott Foresman ESL (by Jim Cummins, Anna Uhl Chamot, Carolyn Kessler, J. Michael O'Malley, and Lily Wong Fillmore) is a content-based program that accelerates English language learning. It teaches students the academic language and content they need to achieve success in the mainstream classroom.Through explicit learning strategies, grade-level content materials, and a balance of reading, writing, listening, and speaking, Scott Foresman ESL helps students develop their higher-order thinking, their language ability and, ultimately, their self-esteem.Features Grade-level content material that matches the mainstream classroom. Academic language with a focus on skills development. Critical thinking and higher-order thinking skills that take students beyond basic comprehension. Authentic literature to encourage a lifelong love of reading. Continuous assessment and test-taking preparation. Phonics-based language development at every level.Cummins, Jim P. is the author of 'Scott Foresman Esl Accelerating English Language Learning Grade 7', published 2000 under ISBN 9780130274991 and ISBN 0130274992.