ERIC Number: ED429466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL.
The Orange County (Florida) teacher's guide to citizenship instruction for immigrants to the United States provides information about the discipline and the characteristics of the adult learner of English-as-a-Second-Language, and includes recommended instructional materials. Sections contain: background information and suggestions on managing attendance, the teacher's responsibility, characteristics of adult ESL learners, and learning styles; Florida's curriculum framework for citizenship education, including performance objectives and instructional materials; practice citizenship interview questions; reproducible classroom materials; sources for bilingual materials and additional teaching resources; suggested classroom activities; a glossary of useful idioms and expressions; and a survey for users of the handbook. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Education, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Educational Resources, English (Second Language), Idioms, Immigrants, Instructional Materials, Literacy Education, Second Language Instruction, Student Characteristics, Teaching Guides, United States History
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Adult/Community Education.
Authoring Institution: Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL.