JTE-54 | Depth and Complexity TALK Cards: Thinking with Academic Language & Knowledge


TALK (Thinking with Academic Language & Knowledge) Cards are designed for use with all students to raise the level of thinking and offer practice of the academic vocabulary. TALK Cards also benefit in a classroom setting to encourage English Learners to use high level thinking and develop academic vocabulary. Regular use of the TALK Cards will help create opportunities for students to demonstrate their thinking ability in speaking and writing, thus enabling teachers to better identify student needs, including gifted English Learners.