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ERIC Number: ED372005
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 39
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Common Ground: Practical Ideas To Promote Interdisciplinary Cooperation between Social Studies and Second Language Instructors.
McKinnon, Mike
This document promotes teaching about foreign cultures through the combined efforts of school social studies and foreign language departments. Using the example of Germany and the German language, the document shows how instructors can take an interdisciplinary approach that broadens student exposure to, and thereby learning of, second cultures. Through 12 lessons, students learn the details of life in Germany while simultaneously learning to speak German more fluently. Lessons follow proven classroom instructional strategies that work to teach students about unfolding events in a newly reunited Germany in a new post-Cold War Europe. Each lesson can stand alone; in combination, the lessons offer a menu of choices that touch the multifaceted issues and events that mark a continent in ferment. (SG)
American Association of Teachers of German, 112 Haddontowne Court, Suite 104, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 ($4).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Goethe House, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Germany