ERIC Number: EJ575062
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Language, Literature, and Learning in the ESL Classroom.
Kooy, Mary; Chiu, Annette
English Journal, v88 n2 p78-84 Nov 1998
Argues that English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) teaching should begin with meaning through immersion in literature and incorporate language study. Describes offering an inclusive sampling of North American literature. Notes specific picture book, drama, short story, novel, and poetry titles. Discusses ways to meaningfully engage ESL students in texts and in discussion with an eye to improving their language and literary skills. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: A Classroom Kaleidoscope.