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ERIC Number: ED001086
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1955-Aug
Pages: 190
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A MANUAL OF MATERIALS, AIDS, AND TECHNIQUES FOR THE TEACHING OF SPANISH TO ENGLISH-SPEAKING CHILDREN IN THE SECOND GRADE.
El Paso Public Schools, TX.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE SECOND GRADE MANUAL GREW FROM EXPANDING THE CONCEPTS DISCOVERED IN THE FIRST GRADE COURSE OF STUDY. EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON CONVERSATION. INDIVIDUAL RATHER THAN CLASS RESPONSE IS ENCOURAGED. MATERIAL IS GEARED TO TOPICS FAMILIAR TO THE WORLD OF SECOND GRADERS. ALL SUBJECTS FOR CONVERSATION ARE INTRODUCED BY MEANS OF MOUNTED PICTURES AND REALIA. AFTER CERTAIN PHASES OF THE UNITS ARE DISCUSSED, RELATED SEATWORK IS GIVEN TO SERVE AS A REVIEW. SINGING HAS AN IMPORTANT PART IN SPANISH TEACHING IN THE SECOND GRADE, AND NEW SONGS APPROPRIATE TO THE AGE GROUP ARE INTRODUCED IN THE FORM OF ACTION SONGS AND GAMES. SIMPLE DANCES ARE ALSO TAUGHT, THEREBY ADDING TO THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE CULTURE OF THE PEOPLE WHOSE LANGUAGE THE CHILDREN ARE STUDYING. TWO YEARS OF EXPERIMENTATION WITH MATERIALS AND METHODS PRECEDED THE MANUAL.
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Authoring Institution: El Paso Public Schools, TX.
Identifiers: TEXAS; Texas (El Paso)