ERIC Number: ED376741
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Two-Way Partial Immersion Program, F. S. Key Elementary School. Units of Study--Grades 1-4. Curriculum Guide, Units of Study.
Von Vacano, Marcela; And Others
The curriculum guide for a Spanish two-way partial immersion program in the Francis Scott Key Elementary School (Arlington, Virginia) is designed as a reference for parents and teachers. It presents information, instructional objectives, and activities in the form of integrated instructional units for grades K-4. Introductory sections outline: the goals and philosophy of the program; program guidelines for classroom management, learning processes, and cognitive and language development; suggestions to parents of participating students concerning their role and involvement; concepts and skills addressed throughout instruction in English and Spanish language arts and mathematics; and objectives of the use of learning centers. A series of curriculum units follows, each containing an overview, listings of concepts and objectives, a variety of class activities, suggestions for instructional materials, learning center activities, and vocabulary. Unit topics include: living things (plants); uses of senses; needs of people; communities; holidays; food chains and webs; and the solar system. Notes on testing, lists of useful expressions, Spanish songs and poems, and a grade 4-5 unit on rocks and minerals complete the guide. (MSE)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design, Daily Living Skills, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, FLES, Health Education, Language Arts, Language Skills, Mathematics, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Science Education, Second Language Programs, Social Studies, Spanish, Two Way Immersion Programs, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC.; Arlington County Public Schools, VA.