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Nash, Kindel; Panther, Leah; Arce-Boardman, Alicia – Reading Teacher, 2018
This article features a culturally sustaining practice that many early literacy teachers can adapt and use: "la historia de mi nombre"/the story of my name. The practice is described in the context of a second-grade bi/multilingual class as the Latinx students are learning about their names through culturally authentic literature,…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Culturally Relevant Education, Grade 2
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Lara Herrera, Romero – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This article focuses on Mexican students' perceptions of learning the history of Mexico in English through content-based instruction, which is one of many types of bilingual pedagogical approaches that are now considered established approaches in Mexico and around the globe. A phenomenological approach was chosen in order to understand and examine…
Descriptors: Mexicans, Student Attitudes, History Instruction, Language of Instruction
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Valdeon, Roberto A. – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2011
This paper examines the connection between translation and narratives of history, with particular attention to Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" and its Spanish version, "La otra historia de los Estados Unidos". It is argued that translation interacts with history in many ways: translation is fundamental to history and, in…
Descriptors: Translation, Spanish, United States History, History Instruction
Pellus Perez, Elena – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Hernan Perez de Oliva (1494?-1531) was a learned Spanish humanist who wrote his major works in the decades following the discovery of America. By articulating events of his career and literary life, my goal is to comprehend his contributions to the early literary production regarding the newly-found Americas. The thesis consists of three parts.…
Descriptors: Latin American History, Drama, Spanish, Moral Issues
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Porras González, Nohora Inés – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
This article presents the results of a study on utilizing stories for teaching English as a foreign language to children in first, second and third grades. It was carried out in a Colombian public elementary school in Bucaramanga, Colombia. The proposal was initiated by a group of student-teachers at Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Seccional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods, Story Telling
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Oregon Univ., Eugene. Foreign Language Resource Center. – 1994
These curriculum units were developed in a National Endowment for the Humanities 1994 summer seminar "Mexico in Transition." The 23 lessons are written in Spanish. Lessons are entitled: (1) "La Migracion Mexicana Vista a Traves del Cuento 'Paso del Norte' de Juan Rulfo" (Jose Jorge Armendariz); (2) "Los Grupos Indigenas de…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Drama, Foreign Countries, Geography
Bartel, Nick – 1984
"The Story of California" is a history and geography of the state of California, intended for classroom use by limited-English-proficient, native Spanish-speaking students in California's urban middle schools. The book is designed with the left page in English and the right page in Spanish to facilitate student transition into…
Descriptors: Bilingual Instructional Materials, Demography, Economic Development, Ethnic Groups
Maciel, David R. – Aztlan, 1972
The bibliography includes works which analyze Mexico's ancient and contemporary philosophy, as well as the country's culture and national identity. (NQ)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Bibliographies, Biographies, Concept Formation
Gies, David Thatcher, Comp. – 1989
This performance guide is the result of work conducted at the University of Virginia's National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, 1989, on "Spanish Literature in Performance," in which 25 secondary school Spanish teachers studied Spanish texts from the perspective of classroom performance to deepen knowledge of the texts and…
Descriptors: Authors, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Context
Dopico, Blanca – Yelmo, 1975
In order to achieve its goals, the study of literary history should follow a "programmed process." Such a process would help solve problems in the following areas: bibliography, text criticism, interpretation and explanation, dates and chronology, authenticity, source and origin etc. (Text is in Spanish.) (DS)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Literary Criticism, Literary Devices, Literary History
Plans, Juan Jose – Cuad Hispanoamer, 1970
Parts I and II of this work appeared in the August 1969 and September 1969 issues (n236 and n237) of "Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos." (DS)
Descriptors: Characterization, Formal Criticism, Imagination, Literary Styles
Gray (Naomi) Associates, Inc., San Francisco, CA. – 1984
The workbook is designed to accompany a textbook, "The Story of California," a Spanish-English bilingual history and geography of the state intended for classroom use by limited-English-proficient, native Spanish-speaking students in California's urban middle schools. The teacher's edition, presented here, consists of reproductions of 51…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Classroom Techniques, Demography, Economic Development
Zavalo, Lauro – 1997
This paper explains that materials on the teaching of Latin-American literature are sparse, even though most researchers in the field will dedicate much of their time to teaching. The paper adds that, in scholarly journals, little attention is given to teaching literature, and the topic is also absent from most academic congresses. The paper then…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Fiction, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Jutglar, Antoni – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1970
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, History, Literary Influences, Literary Perspective
Ramos, Arnoldo, Ed.; And Others – 1992
This document makes the argument that since the European conquest of the Western Hemisphere, society has had a policy of "covering" the history of the indigenous people. The systems of religion, farming, government, education, and the economy of native peoples from the Arctic to Tierra del Fuego were outlawed and repressed. Textbooks…
Descriptors: American Indian History, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Critical Thinking, Culture Contact
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