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The Content Based Classroom

Perspectives on Integrating Language and Content

By Marguerite Ann Snow, Donna M. Brinton

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Format: Paperback, 480 pages
Published In: United States, 29 April 1997
The Content-Based Classroom: Persepctives on Integrating Language and Content, edited by Marguerite Ann Snow and Donna M. Briton, gives teachers a solid understanding of how to apply the tenets of a content-based approach to language teaching with learners of different ages and proficiency levels. It offers insight into teacher preparation, classroom strategies, alternative models, research and assessment, and the relationship between content-based instruction and other instructional approaches. The Content-Based Classroom offers: * selections written by a cross-section of authors who have expertise in a wide range of settings and with a variety of student populations * discussion questions and activities that give students an opportunity to apply concepts to actual or hypothetical situations

Table of Contents

Part I Multiple Perspectives on Content-Based Instruction Focus on Theoretical Underpinnings Chapter 1 Content-Based Instruction: Research Foundations William Grabe and Fredricka L. Stoller Focus on K-12 Instruction Chapter 2 Integrating Content-ESL: A Report from the Front Ken Sheppard Chapter 3 Sheltered English: Modifying Content Delivery for Second Language Learners Nina Glaudini Rosen and Linda Sasser Chapter 4 Moving from Comprehensible Input to "Learning to Learn" in Content- Based Instruction Kate Kinsella Chapter 5 Teaching Content Knowledge and ESL in Multicultural Classrooms Gloria M. Tang Focus on Post-Secondary Instruction Chapter 6 A Six-T's Approach to Content-Based Insturction Fredricka Stoller and William Grabe Chapter 7 The Challenge of Language and History Terminology from the Student Optic Anthony Bernier Chapter 8 Pedagogical Responses from Content Faculty: Teaching Content and Language in History Carole Srole Chapter 9 Content-Based Instruction in an EFL Setting: Issues and Strategies Tim Murphy Focus on Syllabus, Materials, and Course Design Chapter 10 Syllabus Design in Content-Based Instruction David E. Eskey Chapter 11 Thematic Units: Creating an Environment for Learning Marge C. Gianelli Chapter 12 Adapting the Adjunct Model: A Case Study Martha Iancu Focus on Teacher Preparation Chapter 13 Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes in Teacher Preparation for Content- Based Instruction Pat Wilcox Peterson Chapter 14 Collaborative Approaches in Preparing Teachers for Content-Based and Language-Enhanced Settings Dorit Kaufman Chapter 15 Creating Content-Based Language Tests: Guidelines for Teachers Jean Turner Chapter 16 Issues in Assessment for Content-Based Instruction Sara Cushing Weigle and Linda Jensen Focus on Research Chapter 17 Reading and 'Riting and ... Social Studies: Research on Integrated Language and Content in Secondary Classrooms Deborah J. Short Chapter 18 How Relevant is Relevance? James R. Valentine, Jr., and Lyn Margaret Repath-Martos Chapter 19 Enhancing Student Performance through Discipline-Based Summarization-Strategy Instruction Lia D. Kamhi-Stein Chapter 20 Linguistic Form, Pragmatic Function: Relevant Research from Content- Based Instruction Jane Zuengler and Donna M. Brinton Focus on Alternative Models Chapter 21 The English Language Fellows Program: Using Peer Tutors to Integrate Language and Content Richard Blakely Chapter 22 Teaching Academic Literacy Skills: Discipline Faculty Take Responsibility Marguerite Ann Snow Questions for Follow-Up Thought and Application Part II Practical Issues at a Glance Chapter 23 Collaborating with Content-Area Teachers: What We Need to Share Annela Teemant, Elizabeth Bernhardt, andMarisol Rodriquez-Munoz Chapter 24 Content-Based Instruction: Is It Possible in High School? Eva Wegrzecka-Kowalewski Chapter 26 Smiling through the Turbulence: The Flight Attendant Syndrome and Writing Instructor Status in the Adjunct Model Lynn Goldstein, Cherry Campbell, andMartha Clark Cummings Chapter 27 The Challenges of Administering Content-Based Programs Donna M. Brinton Questions for Follow-Up Thought and Application Part III Connections Between Content-Based Instruction and Other Teaching Approaches Chapter 28 Whole Language Teaching and Content-Based Instruction: Are They Compatible? David Freeman and Yvonne Freeman Chapter 29 The Role of Content-Based Instruction in Workplace Literacy Rosemary Henze and Anne Katz Chapter 30 VESL and Content-Based Instruction: What Do They Have in Common? Kathleen Wong Chapter 31 English for Specific Purposes and Content-Based Instruction: What Is the Relationship? Ann M. Johns Chapter 32 The Role of Content in Task-Based EAP Instruction Joan G. Carson, Josephine A. Taylor, and Laureen Fredella Chapter 33 Culture as Content Sharon Hilles and Dennis Lynch Chapter 34 Literature: A Quintessential Content Christine Holten Questions for Follow-Up Thought and Application References Index

EAN: 9780201695137
ISBN: 0201695138
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
Dimensions: 23 x 18 x 1 centimetres (0.39 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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