ERIC Number: ED437836
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Programme d'education de Maternelle--Francais Langue Premiere (Kindergarten Education Program--French as a First Language).
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Direction de l'education francaise.
The materials in this document discuss the Alberta (Canada) public school curriculum for French native language instruction for 5-year olds in preschool, intended for implementation in September 2000. The first part outlines the rationale and organization of the curriculum model and its five guiding principles. The second part describes the seven targeted areas of instruction (personal and social responsibility, French as a second language, appreciation of the French language, physical abilities and well-being, sensitivity to the community and environment, expression of artistic appreciation, mathematics) and anticipated results; outlines the organization of the curriculum within each of these areas; and discusses how the home, school, and community resources can be used to support French second language learning and use. (Contains 23 references.) (MSE)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Foreign Countries, French, Kindergarten, Language Skills, Native Language Instruction, Primary Education, Public Schools
Alberta Learning, Director of French Education, 11160 Jasper Ave., Edmonton, Alberta, T5K 0L2, Canada. Web site: http://ednet.edc.gov.ab.ca/publications.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Direction de l'education francaise.
Identifiers - Location: Canada