ERIC Number: ED250956
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Ideas for Teachers of Non-English-Speaking Children. A Handbook.
Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.
A series of lesson ideas for school teachers with both monolingual English-speaking and bilingual students in the same class includes 18 cultural and cross-cultural topics. They include: the island of Cuba, the flag of Cuba, the flag of Mexico, the development of Mexican music, Benito Juarez, the flag of Puerto Rico, the seal of Puerto Rico, a history lesson about Italy, the Italian flag and coat of arms, a geography lesson about Italy and Sicily, rhythm instruments, presentation of the song "El Coqui," presentation of a biography, use of an acrostic, use of a cultural capsule, teaching culture through the film "Felipa, North of the Border," and ethnic foods. For each lesson idea, the targeted level, goal, specific behavioral objectives, materials, teacher information, facts and figures, procedural outline, suggested student activities, and other resources are presented. A list of publishers and distributors of educational materials in Spanish and a form for submission of lessons are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Bilingual Students, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Difficulty Level, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Hispanic Americans, Instructional Materials, Italian, Limited English Speaking, Spanish Speaking
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.
Identifiers: Cuba; Italy; Mexico