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Phelps, Patty Holland – 1979
Systematic vocabulary instruction accelerates reading progress; improves one's thought processes; and provides progress in originality, organization, and choice of words. Some school districts have experimented, with some success, with teaching Latin as a way of improving vocabulary. In addition, several studies have indicated the value of a…
Descriptors: Basic Vocabulary, Elementary Secondary Education, Latin, Reading Improvement
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
This guide to an audio-lingual approach to Latin instruction is intended to assist Latin teachers and English teachers with background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of pupils through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The content of this guide to health vocabulary introduces students to Latin and…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Etymology
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
This guide is intended to assist Latin and English teachers who have some background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of students through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The lessons on numbers in Latin are designed to be presented through an audiolingual approach. The introductory material in the guide…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Etymology
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
The purpose of this guide is to assist Latin and English teachers who have some background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of pupils through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The lessons are designed also to familiarize pupils with aspects of classical culture, specifically sports and games, and to…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Athletics, Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness
Putnam, Lillian R. – 1979
This guide to teaching reading skills in the science classroom incorporates methods primarily associated with teaching reading as an isolated subject. Recommendations include determining the students' reading instructional level, matching text materials to that level, developing vocabulary through context clues and Latin and Greek roots, and…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction
Krapp, JoAnn Vergona – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2002
Discusses advantages of learning Latin, including enriching vocabulary and higher verbal test scores on the SATs; describes extracurricular activities based on Latin; and includes a lesson plan for library media specialists, suitable for intermediate grades whose curriculum includes ancient Roman life, that integrates language arts and social…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Extracurricular Activities, Intermediate Grades
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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
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
The purpose of this guide is to assist Latin and English teachers with some background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of students through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The introductory material in the guide provides general notes on the teaching of Latin in the Philadelphia School District,…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1983
This guide is intended to assist Latin teachers and English teachers with background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of students through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. It is also intended to familiarize students with aspects of classical culture and its impact; to introduce orally some basic Latin;…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Latin
Illinois State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Springfield. Instructional Services Unit. – 1973
In order to expand the base of foreign language study in an increasingly international society, a general curriculum guide to Latin instruction has been developed for all grades from kindergarten through junior college. The guide provides for the coordination of language programs at all grade levels within a school system. The curriculum guide,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education
Smith, Carl B. – 2002
This second edition presents 12 strategies (focusing on one strategy a week) for students to increase vocabulary and boost communication skills, suggesting that these techniques can easily double the average person's vocabulary. After an introduction, the book presents the following 12 techniques: (1) Expand on What You Know: Synonyms, Antonyms,…
Descriptors: Affixes, Context Clues, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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
Parker, Franklin; Parker, Betty J. – 1996
This paper narrates the life of Ezekiel Cheever, the most famous colonial New England Latin grammar teacher of his time. Cheever came from middle class Puritan roots in England, receiving a classical education before emigrating to Boston (Massachusetts). His remarkably long teaching career of 70 years in four New England towns and the esteem shown…
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Primary Sources
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1980
This report, which draws its data from a questionnaire answered by 62 members of Unesco, identifies educational practices that differentiate males and females. It is presented in four parts. Part I discusses the access of education of girls in the elementary and secondary levels. The survey reveals that wide gaps exist between the enrollment of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Attitude Change, Change Strategies, Comparative Education
Catterall, Calvin D., Ed. – 1976
The booklet, part of a series which examines actual and potential contributions of psychology toward solving problems of the world's schools, contains articles written by school psychologists from the United States, Europe, Latin America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Taiwan. The document was compiled in response to a need for international…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Child Rearing, Communication (Thought Transfer), Comparative Education
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