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ERIC Number: ED344502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 272
Abstractor: N/A
Of the People...U.S. History, 1600-1988. An English as a Second Language Text.
Short, Deborah J., Ed.; And Others
This textbook for English as a Second Language (ESL) students presents 29 lessons on United States history. The lessons cover the following topics: the New World; two permanent colonies; the 13 colonies; the colonies and England; the Declaration of Independence and the Continental Congresses; Revolutionary War, 1775-1781; Articles of Confederation; Constitutional Convention; U.S. Constitution; first president; beginnings of political parties; review: early America; War of 1812; growth of the nation; before the Civil War; Civil War, 1861-1865; after the Civil War; industrial revolution; the Progressives; review: the 1800s; World War I; the Depression: 1929-1939; World War II; the Cold War; civil rights and the Vietnam War; John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr.; U.S. presidents, 1969-1989; immigration; and review: U.S. history 1600-1988. The lessons allow ESL students to practice English skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Most of the lessons have five parts, consisting of pre-reading, information, reading, testing skills, and review. In addition, the textbook contains study questions, instructor guidelines, a vocabulary index, and answer key. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education) (LB)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402-9325 (Cover No. M-302, Stock No. 027-002-00381-9, $13.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Immigration and Naturalization Service (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A