ERIC Number: EJ527378
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Instructional Conversations as Opportunities for English Language Acquisition for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students.
Language Arts, v73 n3 p173-81 Mar 1996
Addresses the issue of teaching children who are acquiring English as a Second Language. Proposes involving children in "instructional conversations" (rather than drills) in which children investigate academic topics of their choice, focusing on concepts and content, and learning language that is situated and also related to the content they need to be learning to succeed in school. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Language Variety and Teaching the Language Arts.