ERIC Number: ED125800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-May
Reference Count: N/A
English for American Indians. A Newsletter of the Office of Education Programs, Bureau of Indian Affairs; Selections from the First Three Issues (Fall 1968, Winter 1969, Spring 1969). Curriculum Bulletin No. 4.
Bauer, Evelyn, Ed.
Intended for teachers and other educators teaching English in the educational system of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), this compilation of the first three issues of English for American Indians includes the following articles on English as a Second Language (ESL): (1) "Language Drill and Young Children" (a teaching approach of special interest to educators involved in the BIA kindergarten program); (2) "Beginning School in a Second Language" (emphasis on ESL activities); (3) "Breaking Down Your Writing Goals" (the rationale for controlled composition techniques); (4) "The Teacher's Bookshelf" (a listing of both elementary and secondary ESL text and background materials with a special section devoted to speakers of the Indian languages); (5) "The Teacher"s Bookshelf" (a second listing of elementary and secondary ESL text and background materials with a section devoted to new and forthcoming materials). Providing information on existing and prospective ESL materials, these articles have a practical orientation and serve to promote the exchange of information among teachers in the BIA system. (JC)
Descriptors: Activities, American Indian Languages, American Indians, Bibliographies, Curriculum Guides, Educational Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Resource Materials, Writing (Composition)
Indian Education Resources Center, Box 1788, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.