Themes in Multilingual and Monolingual Classrooms
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by Stephen B. Kucer, Cecilia Silva, and Esther L. Delgado-Larocco
1995The twenty-nine themes outlined in Curricular Conversations cover all sorts of interests and subject matters. These themes are not presented as prepackaged activity sets but in a framework with outlines of strategies and techniques.
200 pages/ paperback
By combining the theory and application of teaching with themes, Curricular Conversations:
The key word here is "conversations." The authors feel that all students- whatever their abilities, languages, or literacy levels may be- should be able to join in and be engaged by the conversations about so many interesting things that a theme holds.
- Helps teachers and students to move beyond skills and facts to higher-level thinking processes.
- Demonstrates how the themes work in real life.
- Shows teachers and students how to generate their own thematic units.
- Includes a bibliography of more than 1,000 children's books in English and Spanish and from various cultural backgrounds.
- Gives teachers support material in an appendix full of sample forms and charts for organizing and managing class discussions and investigations.
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