ERIC Number: ED240845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Sunnyside Unified School District No. 12 Bilingual Program Guide.
Allison, Isabel Ronquillo; And Others
This program manual is for a four-school elementary bilingual education program in Tucson that aims at developing proficiency in the basic skills of the native language and transferring these skills to the second language. The following information is included in narrative and outline form: (1) goals; (2) program description; (3) overview of student progression through the program; (4) notes on the school district's commitment to bilingual education; (5) criteria for program admission; (6) registration forms and follow-up procedures; (7) student profile card; (8) language assessment measures for program admission; (9) notes on program implementation (progression, recommended timeline for English reading instruction, Spanish reading objectives, English as a second language (ESL) continuum description and objectives, retention levels); (10) transfer from Spanish language instruction to English reading instruction (rationale and research, transfer criteria, teacher referral form, final transfer form); and (11) student diagnostic and achievement evaluation methods. Appended materials include a list of program staff, a teacher classroom management checklist, parent information sheet, reading progress chart for Spanish reading and ESL, language assessment results form, parent release form, and questions and answers on individual learning programs. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Sunnyside School District, Tucson, AZ.