Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I. Backward Design and the Role of Language Development -- Chapter 1. Fostering Deeper Learning: The Understanding by Design Framework -- What Is Understanding by Design? -- The Three Stages of Backward Design -- Chapter Summary -- Chapter 2. Promoting Language Development: Language, Learning, and Instruction -- The Role of Language in Learning -- The Role of Language in Instruction -- Chapter Summary -- Chapter 3. Starting with Students: Preplanning for Language Development -- Student Diversity in Classrooms and Schools -- Responsive Pedagogy and Practice -- Looking Within Labels: Language Development and Today’s Students -- The Linguistic Dimension of Learning and Development -- Cultural Diversity and Today’s Students -- Classroom Application: Supporting Students’ Backgrounds, Strengths, and Needs -- Classroom Snapshot: Starting with Students -- Chapter Summary -- Part II. The Three Stages of Backward Design for Language Development -- Chapter 4. Setting Goals for Learning: Stage 1 for Language Development -- Language Development in Classrooms and Schools -- Stage 1 for Understanding and Language Development -- Transfer and Meaning Goals with a Lens on Language -- Language Demands Within Disciplines: A Linguistic Lens -- Acquisition Goals with a Lens on Language -- Classroom Application: Language Development in Stage 1 -- Classroom Snapshot: Setting Goals for Student Learning -- Chapter Summary -- Chapter 5. Assessing Student Learning: Stage 2 for Language Development -- Assessing Learning in Classroom Instruction -- Stage 2 for Understandingand Language Development -- Designing Performance Tasks -- Accumulating Supplementary Evidence of Learning -- Classroom Application: Assessment and Evidence of Learning -- Classroom Snapshot: Assessing Student Learning -- Chapter Summary -- Chapter 6. Planning for Learning: Stage 3 for Language Development -- Language-Rich Learning in Classroom Instruction -- Stage 3 for Understanding and Language Development -- Planning Instruction to Support Language Development -- Considering WHERETO Elements with a Language Lens -- Classroom Application: Tasks to Support Language Development -- Classroom Snapshot: Planning for Learning -- Chapter Summary -- Part III. Learning and Language Development in Classrooms and Schools -- Chapter 7. Differentiating Daily Learning: Lesson Planning for Language Development -- Language Development in Daily Classroom Instruction -- Lesson Planning for Understanding and Language Development -- Supporting Language Developmentin Daily Practice -- Designing Lessons for Disciplinary Learning and Language Development -- Classroom Application: Lesson Plans for Language Development -- Classroom Snapshot: Planning Daily Practice -- Chapter Summary -- Chapter 8. Maintaining a Language Lens: Building Capacity at Schools -- Language Development and Understanding by Design -- Understanding by Design for Language Across Schools -- Maintaining a Language Lens Across Schools -- Closing Thoughts -- References -- Appendix: Guide to Abbreviations and Acronyms -- Index -- About the Authors -- Related ASCD Resources -- Back Cover -- .