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ERIC Number: ED108485
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Mar
Un nino llamado Manuel (A Boy Named Manuel).
These two books, designed for use in bilingual education programs, are parallel versions in English and in Spanish of the story of a young Puerto Rican boy who lives in New York. The story, illustrated with black-and-white photographs, is designed for oral activities with first graders and for reading and comprehension with second and third graders. The story can be used to develop reading comprehension by selecting the main idea and related details, drawing inferences, predicting outcomes, generalizing and reaching conclusions. Through discussion of each photograph and its main theme, the child can increase his visual discrimination and observation powers. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Primary Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Resource Materials, Second Language Learning, Spanish
Dissemination Center for Bilingual Bicultural Education, 6504 Tracor Lane, Austin, Texas 78721 ($1.75 each)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: William Randolph Hearst Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.; Curriculum Adaptation Network for Bilingual/Bicultural Education, Bronx, NY. Northeast Regional Adaptation Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII