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A Multi-Faceted Language-Learning Curriculum For The Middle School, G. Ann Dopson Poole May 1993

A Multi-Faceted Language-Learning Curriculum For The Middle School, G. Ann Dopson Poole

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This research project involved the creation of a viable, interdisciplinary language-learning curriculum for the middle-school child who is experiencing his/ her initial contact with a language other than the native tongue. The course is exploratory in nature, lasting only nine weeks of the school year and was developed from a humanistic point of View, taking into account the special academic, emotional, and social needs of the preadolescent. Course content focuses on the development of students’ listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills and the importance of cultivating awareness and respect for the culture of the world’s peoples who communicate in ...