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Second, many of these students have interrupted or limited formal schooling. While younger immigrant minorities may succeed academically because of factors such as high levels of motivation and the ability to alternate behavior between home and school, older immigrants, such as Ismael and Halima, face a formidable challenge. They have a great deal to learn in a short time. Although they are highly motivated, they often need extra help to achieve academic success, and they may need more time than traditional school systems allow.
Many of them have lived in the United States for generations. These are minority groups who either were in the United States before it became a country, were brought as slaves, or lived in regions, such as the Southwest, where wars resulted in border shifts. Since many members of these groups have lived in this country for generations, they are highly influenced by majority-group attitudes and values and measure success by mainstream standards. They cannot export skills or academic degrees to a distant homeland.
She ends by expressing the hope that people will realize that everyone is valuable and everyone has a right to make his own decisions. In her essay, Dolores expresses her feelings clearly. She has something she wants to say, and her voice comes through. She follows an organizational plan she has been taught. The paper has an introduction, a body, and a conclusion. Nevertheless, this essay would not make the grade on an exit exam. The paragraphs are Distinguishing Between Academic and Conversational Language 27 not developed.
Academic language for English language learners and struggling readers : how to help students succeed across content areas by Yvonne S Freeman