ERIC Number: ED261541
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Promising Practices: A Teacher Resource (Grades K-3).
Provenzano, Johanna Z., Ed.
A collection of promising instructional practices for teachers of limited-English-speaking primary grade students is organized as a series of lessons on planning, classroom management, teaching procedures, and evaluation in a variety of content areas. Examples of basic learning activities intended to serve as a framework for teacher experimentation and innovation in the classroom are provided for each lesson. The lesson topics include: developing community awareness through various media, setting the table, individualizing social studies, the sea environment and animals, faces, conversation with an imaginary character, poems for fun, a Thanksgiving play, a science experiment using macaroni, experimentation with mirrors, baking gingerbread cookies, making tangrams, creative word lists, art and creative thinking through the Thumbelina story, training in small group work, making paper bag puppets, making introductions, making native American teepees, math dictation, word and guessing games, brainstorming, clothing identification, making collages, structured reading, learning alphabetical order, rhyming, making a scarecrow, developing test-talking skills, weather, tossing and catching games, paper dolls, and word and letter identification. A checklist is appended for teachers to use in evaluating their lesson plans. (MSE)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Educational Games, Evaluation Methods, Lesson Plans, Limited English Speaking, Planning, Primary Education, Resource Materials, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, 1555 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600, Rosslyn, VA 22209.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.; National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Rosslyn, VA.