ERIC Number: ED355814
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Multicultural Classroom: Readings for Content-Area Teachers.
Richard-Amato, Patricia A., Comp.; Snow, Marguerite Ann
Readings in part 1 include the following: "Language Minority Students in Multicultural Classrooms" (D. Brinton and others); "Language Proficiency, Bilingualism, and Academic Achievement" (J. Cummins);"A Conceptual Framework for the Integration of Language and Content Instruction" (M. A. Snow and others); "The Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach: A Bridge to the Mainstream" (A. U. Chamot, J. M. O'Malley); and "Cooperative Learning: The Benefits for Content-Area Teaching" (M. McGroarty). Part 2 focuses on cultural considerations: "Sociocultural Factors in Teaching Language Minority Students" (H. D. Brown); "The Stages of Ethnicity" (J. A. Banks); "Sociocultural Contexts of Language Development: Implications for the Classroom" (S. B. Heath); "Providing Culturally Sensitive Feedback" (R. Scarella). The third part discusses instructional practices and materials in the classroom: "Strategies for Content-Area Teachers" (P. A. Richard-Amato, M. A. Snow); "Adapting Materials and Developing Lesson Plans" (D. J. Short); "Facilitating the Reading Process" (G. Cantoni-Harvey); "Coaching the Developing Second-Language Writer" (F. Peitzman); "Helping Students Write for an Academic Audience" (J. M. Reid); "Conducting Verbal Reviews" (C. Simich-Dudgeon and others); "The Physical Environment" (D. S. Enright, M. L. McCloskey); "What Are We Really Testing?" (B. A. Mohan); and "Peer Teachers: The Neglected Resource" (P. A. Richard-Amato). Part 4 relates strategies and issues to specific content areas: "Social Studies Instruction" (M. King and others); "Teaching Literature to Language Minority Children" (L. Sasser); "Discovery Science and Language Development" (J. H. Rupp); "Integrating Mathematics and Language Learning" (T. C. Dale, G. J. Cuevas); "Multicultural Art Projects" (J. M. Schuman); "Using Low Organized Games in Multicultural Physical Education" (M. Torbert, L. B. Schneider); "Music as Multicultural Education" (J. P. B. Dobbs); and "Serving Language Minority Students in Business Education" (J. E. Friedenberg). Ending each chapter are questions and activities suitable for individual reflection and work or for whole-class or small-group work in teacher-training programs. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Art Education, Bilingualism, Business Education, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Instructional Materials, Language Proficiency, Language Role, Literature Appreciation, Mathematics Instruction, Multicultural Education, Music Education, Peer Teaching, Physical Education, Reading Instruction, Science Instruction, Second Language Learning, Social Studies, Student Evaluation, Writing Instruction
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - General; Books
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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