ERIC Number: ED279158
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Zoo Animals. Supplemental Lessons and Activities to Develop Vocabulary and Sentence and Writing Skills of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students in ESL or Special Education Classes. Grades K-3.
Fairfax County Schools, VA.
An instructional unit that enhances student interest and curiosity about animals and promotes conceptual growth through development of observation and listening skills is discussed. The lessons and activities are for use with limited English proficient students in kindergarten through fourth grade who are receiving services from the English-as-a-second-language (ESL) or learning disabilities programs. Individual lessons are 30 to 45 minutes in length, and are sequenced. Each lesson contains objectives, a list of instructional materials necessary for implementation, procedures and class activities, and suggestions for evaluation. A list of supplemental materials is appended. The lesson topics include naming zoo animals, recognizing zoo animals' names, describing zoo animals, learning animal actions, writing sentences about animals, learning to make webs, and writing paragraphs about animals. (MSE)
Descriptors: Animals, Class Activities, Course Objectives, English (Second Language), Evaluation Criteria, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Limited English Speaking, Listening Comprehension, Paragraph Composition, Primary Education, Second Language Instruction, Sentence Structure, Special Education, Vocabulary Development, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills, Young Children
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Fairfax County Schools, VA.