Literacy Development, Science Curriculum, and the Adolescent English Language Learner: Modifying Instruction for the English-Only Classroom
Sandefur, Sarah Jo, Watson, Sandy White, Johnston, Linda B., Multicultural Education
Several years ago while teaching my high school physical science class, I was interrupted with a knock at my classroom door. One of my school's administrators was standing in the hall with two new students. They were introduced to me as sisters from Columbia. I quickly found them seats and returned to the hall at the administrator's beckoning. The administrator then told me that the girls had just moved to the United States and could speak no English. I asked the administrator what I should do. She hesitated and then replied, "If you are fortunate, they will be quiet and you can ignore them." From that point on, I searched for resources and information that could be …
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Publication information: Article title: Literacy Development, Science Curriculum, and the Adolescent English Language Learner: Modifying Instruction for the English-Only Classroom. Contributors: Sandefur, Sarah Jo - Author, Watson, Sandy White - Author, Johnston, Linda B. - Author. Magazine title: Multicultural Education. Volume: 14. Issue: 3 Publication date: Spring 2007. Page number: 41+. © 2005 Caddo Gap Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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