ERIC Number: EJ783105
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 13
Language as We Know It, Literacy as We Know It, and Content Area Instructions: Conscious Strategies for Teachers
Smith, Kweku M.
Multicultural Education, v11 n4 p46-50 Sum 2004
This article focuses on the process of promoting academic achievement for second-language learners by imaginatively connecting expository comprehension. The goals of this article are: (1) to increase understanding of instructional strategies among teachers at all levels that impact on reading comprehension in the content areas for second language speakers of English; (2) to provide curiosity and insight into the development of comprehensive instructional programs for linguistically and culturally diverse students; and (3) to suggest instructional strategies for what the teacher does during instruction and student activities (what the students do during instruction).
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Reading Comprehension, English (Second Language), Content Area Writing, Creative Writing, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Instructional Development, Teaching Methods, Expository Writing, Multicultural Education
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