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Cummins, James – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
A brief discussion of delayed instruction in native language reading in immersion programs where second language reading instruction is introduced in grade one. It is noted that long-term effects on a child's interest in reading and the extent of parental involvement in the reading process have not been investigated. (AMH)
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Learning Motivation
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Purbhoo, Mary; Shapson, Stan – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1977
A pilot bilingual project was set up for children of Italian immigrants. Before entering first grade, the children attend junior and senior kindergarten classes with children of similar linguistic and cultural background. The classes are designed to make the children's adjustment to school more comfortable and to facilitate parent involvement.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, English (Second Language), Italian, Kindergarten