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ERIC Number: ED020002
Record Type: RIE
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LANGUAGE LEARNING ACTIVITIES FOR THE DISADVANTAGED CHILD.
BEREITER, CARL; ENGELMANN, SIEGFRIED
THIS BOOKLET DESCRIBES SEVERAL GAMELIKE ACTIVITIES WHICH ARE DESIGNED TO FACILITATE LANGUAGE LEARNING AMONG DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN. THE INTRODUCTORY DISCUSSION EMPHASIZES (1) THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF LANGUAGE IN COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT AND (2) THE NEED FOR A STRUCTURED PROGRAM OF LANGUAGE LEARNING ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN. FOURTEEN ACTIVITIES (FOR EXAMPLE, THE FOOLER GAME, THE PREPOSITION GAME, AND THE QUESTION-ASKING GAME) ARE DESCRIBED. THE ACTIVITIES FOCUS ON THE MOST CRUCIAL LANGUAGE DEFICITS OF DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN, AND EACH OF THEM IS DESIGNED TO ELICIT MAXIMUM STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN THE LEARNING PROCESS. EXPLICIT DIRECTIONS FOR USING THE ACTIVITIES ARE PROVIDED, AND LARGE AMOUNTS OF SAMPLE DIALOG ARE INCLUDED. THE CONCLUDING SECTION OF THE BOOKLET CONSISTS OF SIX METHODOLOGICAL SUGGESTIONS WHICH ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL OF THE DESCRIBED ACTIVITIES. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR $0.60 FROM THE ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE OF B'NAI B'RITH, 315 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10016. (JS)
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