ERIC Number: EJ528488
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Creating Contexts for Studying History with Students Learning English.
Olmedo, Irma M.
Social Studies, v87 n1 p39-43 Jan-Feb 1996
Argues for using oral history studies to develop language skills and teach social science concepts to limited-English-speaking students. Interviewing family and community members provides students with a familiar context, while translating and transcribing sharpens their language skills. Includes an oral history case study. (MJP)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Family History, History Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Innovation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Limited English Speaking, Local History, Oral History, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Social Studies, Speech Communication, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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