ERIC Number: EJ626192
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
"Postcards from America": Linking Classroom and Community in an ESL Class.
Landay, Eileen; Meehan, Mary Beth; Newman, A. Leonard; Wootton, Kurt; King, Donald W.
English Journal, v90 n5 p66-74 May 2001
Describes the "Postcards from America" project carried out by a class of high school students, all recent immigrants to the United States with little or no prior English. Discusses two events (an exhibit of students' photographs and writing, and a multimedia performance of nine performance pieces portraying personal stories of the immigrant experience), both culminating activities of a semester-long project. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: The School and the Community.