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ERIC Number: ED475814
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Mexico, Past and Present. Curriculum Projects. Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad Program, 2002 (Mexico).
Lamken, Mary
This curriculum unit focuses on the Aztec settlement in Mesoamerica comparing it with present-day Mexico. The unit is oriented to teach basic communicative skills to beginning English language learners in small groups of approximately five students. It helps Mexican Spanish-speaking students embrace their own culture and build on their prior knowledge. The unit employs a variety of teaching methods to access the students' different learning modalities. It also includes many hands-on activities to benefit students of varying language proficiency levels and provides suggestions for materials. The unit takes about 15 days to complete and offers a day-by-day detailed procedure for classroom implementation. It contains a sample Aztec legend of Mexico, "The Eagle and the Snake," and lists additional resources and activities, as well as skills to be used by students in this unit. (BT)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico