ERIC Number: ED024498
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Oral English at Rough Rock; A New Program for Navaho Children.
Rough Rock Demonstration School is directed by local Navaho Indians who are (1) attempting to present both Navajo and American cultures, and (2) concentrating on teaching English as a second language. This illustrated document describes a program developed at Rough Rock which emphasizes oral expression with the use of dramatic dialog. Descriptions and examples are given of materials designed for elementary students at the primary level. (DK)
Descriptors: American Indians, Articulation (Education), Conversational Language Courses, Dramatic Play, Dramatics, Elementary School Curriculum, English (Second Language), Grammar, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Language Tests, Navajo, Oral English, Standard Spoken Usage, Syntax
Navaho Curriculum Center, Rough Rock Demonstration School, Rough Rock Rural Branch, Chinle, Arizona 86503
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.; Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rough Rock Demonstration School, Chinle, AZ.