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ERIC Number: ED355814
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 423
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8013-0511-X
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)
Longman Inc., 95 Church St., White Plains, NY 10601-1505.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A