LAS Links Second Edition Scope and Sequence

LAS Links Second Edition specifies three criteria related to language in academic settings:

  1. Target content areas or strands of academic language:
    1. Foundational Skills
    2. Language Arts
    3. Social Studies
    4. History
    5. Mathematics
    6. Science
    7. Technical Subjects
  2. The linguistic complexity of receptive and expressive language (e.g., word/sound recognition, vocabulary, grammar, discourse features, etc.)
  3. The types of language function and tasks for communicative purposes in a school context (e.g., identifying, comprehending, describing, analyzing, etc.)