ERIC Number: ED125273
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-May
Foreign Languages and the Bicentennial.
Loew, Helene Z.; Lyons, Kay A.
Language Association Bulletin, v26 n5 p9-16 May 1975
The activities suggested here are intended to encourage the participation of teachers and students of foreign languages in celebrating the Bicentennial. These brief suggestions are grouped under the following headings: (1) community-school involvement for teachers and students; (2) research possibilities for students; (3) extracurricular community-oriented activities for students and teachers; (4) special community-school project: sound and light spectacle; (5) interdisciplinary projects to be offered to all students; (b) classroom strategies (map work, industrial growth, role-playing, famous personalities/places games); (7) topics for classroom discussion (origins; politics--1776; language; customs and traditions; foods, services, commerce, trade; education; Indians; toys and games; arts; politics--constitution; foreign friends of liberty), (8) cross-cultural impact (European, American, field trips); (9) cross-cultural questionnaires, and (10) values clarification techniques. (RM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Community Involvement, Cultural Background, Extracurricular Activities, Group Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Instruction, Learning Activities, Second Language Learning, Student Projects, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, United States History
Mr. Robert J. Ludwig, 1102 Ardsley Road, Schenectady, New York 12308 ($0.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers.