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Wissinger, Daniel R.; De La Paz, Susan; Jackson, Cara – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
In this quasi-experimental study, 608 fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade students explored 5 historical investigations. In the experimental condition, teachers used a cognitive apprenticeship model to teach students historical reading and writing strategies. Comparison teachers used the same materials to deliver a business-as-usual form of…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Reading Instruction
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De La Paz, Susan; Monte-Sano, Chauncey; Felton, Mark; Croninger, Robert; Jackson, Cara; Piantedosi, Kelly Worland – Reading Research Quarterly, 2017
This study explored the extent to which an 18-day history and writing curriculum intervention, taught over the course of one year, helped culturally and academically diverse adolescents achieve important disciplinary literacy learning in history. Teachers used a cognitive apprenticeship form of instruction for the integration of historical reading…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Writing Instruction, Middle School Students, Grade 8
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De La Paz, Susan; Felton, Mark; Monte-Sano, Chauncey; Croninger, Robert; Jackson, Cara; Deogracias, Jeehye Shim; Hoffman, Benjamin Polk – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2014
In this study, the effects of a disciplinary reading and writing curriculum intervention with professional development are shared. We share our instructional approach and provide writing outcomes for struggling adolescent readers who read at or below basic proficiency levels, as well as writing outcomes for proficient and advanced readers.…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Intervention, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education
Steele, Bettina – 1978
This booklet contains instructions in English and Spanish for making eleven typical Mexican craft articles. The instructions are accompanied by pen-and-ink drawings. The objects are (1) "La Rosa" (The Rose); (2) "El Crisantemo" (The Chrysanthemum); (3) "La Amapola" (The Poppy); (4) "Ojos de Dios" (God's Eyes); (5) "Ojitos con dos caras" (Two-Sided…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Cultural Education, Culture
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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
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Ortego, Felipe, Comp.; Conde, David, Comp. – 1975
Over 200 participants from 10 states and 17 universities attended "The First National Symposium on Chicano Literature and Critical Analysis." Five of the papers presented at the symposium are given in this publication. The papers cover Chicano poetry, novel, drama, and popular folklore humor. "National Character vs Universality in…
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Characterization, Conferences, Drama
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Mueller, Milan R.; And Others – Educational Planning, 1995
Summarizes results of a seven-year study examining patterns of growth and change in San Diego Unified School District's Hispanic student population, focusing on predictable patterns of migration, geographic assimilation, and mobility. In 1987-88, Hispanics comprised 21.8% of the district's student population, compared to 31.8% in 1993-94. School…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Geographic Distribution, Hispanic Americans