ERIC Number: ED427560
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Family Violence: A Curriculum Sample. Women's Issues Series, Vol. II.
Refugee Women's Alliance, Seattle, WA.
The materials in this curriculum sample are written as an English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) lesson for immigrants and refugees, designed to begin discussion of family violence. An introductory section outlines issues related to discussion of family violence in the classroom setting, including the importance of opening lines of communication and disseminating information, techniques for advocacy, attitudes about family violence, and resistance to change. The lesson consists of a picture with questions for discussing interpretations, definition of forms of violence, activities for examining personal relationships, a story and related comprehension questions, identification of phases in the cycle of violence, language exercises, and followup activities. Some useful resource materials and organizations are also listed. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Laubach Literacy International, Syracuse, NY.
Authoring Institution: Refugee Women's Alliance, Seattle, WA.