ERIC Number: ED192590
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Content Area Instruction for Students with Limited English Proficiency.
Bilingual Education Service Center, Arlington Heights, IL. Indochinese Center for Material Development and Training.
This handbook for teachers of Asian immigrants at the elementary and secondary level presents in a straightforward manner, in outline form, information of use to teachers who must work with limited-English-speakinq children from an Asian cultural background. The manners, school behavior, and parent-teacher relationships of Asian students are described. Guidelines for assessing English proficiency are set forth. Methodology and specific strategies for teaching English as a second language (ESL) are outlined. Finally, chapters are devoted to coordination with ESL and content area teachers, and to planning content area lessons. The following are included in appendices: definition and description of English proficiency levels, outline of factors that produce good interview, social humanities framework, outline of cultural topics for discussion, survival word lists, and a short article entitled "Culture and the Student." (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Bilingual Section.; Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Bilingual Education Service Center, Arlington Heights, IL. Indochinese Center for Material Development and Training.