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ERIC Number: ED389201
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-May-22
Pages: 31
Abstractor: N/A
Fossils and Dinosaurs--A Fully Integrated Instructional Unit.
Kuehl, Matt; And Others
This lesson plan for the second and third grades uses information on dinosaurs, their adaptations and survival, to provide science education for limited-English-proficient (LEP) students in San Diego, California. The primary text is "Los Dinosaurios Gigantes," a core literature book used in the school district. Lessons are based on the whole language philosophy and cooperative grouping strategies, exploring language arts/science, mathematics, social studies, and English language development. Hands-on activities and opportunities are highly recommended. The lesson unit is for one week, 25-30 minutes per day. Language levels include pre- and early production, speech emergence, and intermediate fluency. Instructional components are second language development, primary language instruction, specially designed academic instruction in the second language, cross-cultural/self-esteem building, and parent/community involvement. Instructional objectives, unit goals, homework, and assessment are described. Appendixes contain English and Spanish handouts. (Contains 7 references.) (NAV)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For related instructional units, see FL 023 405-410.