Language and Identity in a Dual Immersion School / Edition 1

Language and Identity in a Dual Immersion School / Edition 1

by Kim Potowski
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853599433

ISBN-13: 9781853599439

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd.

This book describes the educational experiences and linguistic outcomes of students in Chicago, Illinois, who are attending one of the oldest Spanish-English dual immersion schools in the United States. The author follows a group of students during fifth grade and again during eighth grade, documenting their Spanish use and proficiency as well as how Spanish and

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Overview

This book describes the educational experiences and linguistic outcomes of students in Chicago, Illinois, who are attending one of the oldest Spanish-English dual immersion schools in the United States. The author follows a group of students during fifth grade and again during eighth grade, documenting their Spanish use and proficiency as well as how Spanish and English intersect with the ongoing production of their identities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853599439
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters Ltd.
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Series:
Bilingual Education and Bilingualism Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.31(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Immersion classroom research and methodology of this study
Chapter 3: Inter-American Magnet School
Chapter 4: Fifth grade language use and proficiency
Chapter 5: Identity investments of fifth graders
Chapter 6: Language use in eighth grade
Chapter 7: Spanish proficiency in eighth grade
Chapter 8: Identity investments in eighth grade
Chapter 9: Conclusions

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