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McIntosh, Margaret E. – Mathematics Teacher, 1994
Offers suggestions for a unit on word study in geometry, including defining, recognizing, producing, and appreciating the concepts of geometry. Includes lists of terms and Greek and Latin word roots. (MKR)
Descriptors: Etymology, Geometry, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction
LaFleur, Richard A. – 1983
This study guide was specifically designed for individuals preparing to take the Georgia Teacher Certification Test (TCT) in Latin. Minimal competency is tested in four broad subareas: (1) grammatical structure; (2) usage; (3) mythology and culture; and (4) translation, prosody, and Latin roots of English. The guide lists all of the content…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Language Teachers, Latin
Leki, Ilona, Ed. – 2001
This edited volume explores the international role of written English in the academic context and clearly demonstrates how writing is integrated in all aspects of academic communication in English. The 12 programs described in this book differ in context but share basic assumptions about how best to teach second language (L2) writing. In addition…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Curriculum Development, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language)
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Yoshimoto, Ronald – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 1997
This article describes the Advanced Language Structures program, a language program for students in grades K-12 who are gifted or gifted/at-risk or who have dyslexia/learning disabilities. The program emphasizes prefixes, suffixes, and Latin/Greek roots to provide students with strategies for reading and spelling higher-level words and developing…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Gifted
Fox, Barbara J. – 1996
Based on the idea that word identification is a group of strategies that children develop as they learn to read, not a single letter-sound by letter-sound pathway to pronunciation, this book invites teachers to support readers as they develop and use many different world identification strategies. Chapters in the book are: (1) Using the Alphabetic…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Phonics
Blanchard, Cherie – 2002
This workbook is designed to help students expand their spelling, vocabulary, and comprehension skills through the study of roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Noting that roots, prefixes, and suffixes are the building blocks upon which all words are formed, the introduction contends that a thorough knowledge of these elements will greatly enhance…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Prefixes (Grammar)
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction. – 1985
This curriculum guide has been prepared for use by music specialists in the junior high and intermediate schools in New York City. It also can be used in high schools as a supplement to the required music curriculum. Each unit begins with a teacher's guide which outlines the material to be covered, a summary of unit content, the characteristics of…
Descriptors: Choral Music, Classical Music, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bollinger, Lucille; Sweeney, Dee – 1993
This learning module is intended to improve the spelling, reading, and writing skills of health care industry employees by enhancing their word usage skills. The module, which is designed to be presented in a 32-hour course of eight 2-hour biweekly sessions, is divided into two parts. The initial part emphasizes the development of new learning…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Health Occupations
McCulloch, Myrna – 1995
This teacher's edition presents a chronological adaptation and extension of the classic text, "The Writing Road to Reading" by Romalda and Walter Spalding, to teach a practical, step-by-step language arts instruction which integrates all of the language strands. The method described in the book uses non-consumable teacher materials,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Language Arts, Primary Education, Reading Instruction
Idaho State Historical Society, Boise. – 2001
This booklet is the result of the 2001 summer institute for teachers held at the Albertson College of Idaho (Caldwell). The booklet states that the 6-day institute, attended by 21 Idaho teachers, explored how the history and traditions of different cultures can be found in each person's community. Using Idaho's Latino community as a model,…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Folk Culture
McKenzie, Hope Bussey – 1982
Intended for college students and teachers of English literature, this paper examines the lives and works of three great medieval Anglo-Saxon priestly scholars whose Latin writings have preserved the Anglo-Saxon roots of the English language. The paper first describes the works of Aldhelm, born in 650 A.D., whose poetry was not in the Latin…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Diachronic Linguistics, Higher Education, Latin
Hoyrup, Jens – 1994
In this collection of essays, the content of mathematics is dealt with in general terms, concentrating on cognitive organization, modes of thought, and the way that mathematics interacts with the sociocultural setting. Chapter 1 compares features of Sumero-Babylonian, ancient Greek, and Latin medieval mathematics. Chapter 2 traces the specific…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Sunal, Cynthia Szymanski; And Others – Social Education, 1994
Provides an overview of the decade-long civil war in El Salvador and discusses its historical and cultural roots. Presents 14 letters, 2 poems, and 3 drawings by fourth-grade students in El Salvador that relate to the impact of war on their lives. Provides suggestions for using these letters in social studies classes. (CFR)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Childhood Attitudes, Childhood Needs, Educational Strategies
Sunshine, Catherine A.; Menkart, Deborah, Ed. – 1994
These materials are designed to help students bridge the gaps in the news and their textbooks about the country of Haiti and to provide suggestions for further research. The following framework is suggested for studying Haiti today: (1) Haiti's current crisis is best understood in historical perspective; (2) the U.S. government has heavily…
Descriptors: Democracy, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Instructional Materials
Mowry, George; Lacy, Ann – 1995
This lesson is a series of activities and multi-media presentations designed to enable students to understand the historic and geographic roots of some of the problems that Central American nations have faced. Geography, history, writing, and storytelling are used as ways of understanding a multicultural world. Creative thinking and participation…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Foreign Countries, Geography, Intercultural Communication
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