ISBN-10:
1412937825
ISBN-13:
9781412937825
Pub. Date:
02/11/2008
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Ten Languages You'll Need Most in the Classroom: A Guide to Communicating With English Language Learners and Their Families / Edition 1

Ten Languages You'll Need Most in the Classroom: A Guide to Communicating With English Language Learners and Their Families / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781412937825
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/11/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Garth Sundem is an educational consultant and curriculum writer. A former language arts and music teacher, Mr. Sundem has published more than 15 books, primarily on the subjects of literacy and social studies. A graduate of Cornell University, he earned a Masters Degree in Music Theory and Composition. He presents at local and national education conferences and facilitates in-service trainings across the U.S.


A multicultural educator for many years, Jan Krieger has taught at bilingual schools throughout Central and South America, as well as in the United States. He is currently a Spanish teacher at both the middle and high school levels in Bozeman, Montana. His Masters Degree is in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Multicultural Education.


Kristi Pikiewicz is a middle school Social Studies and Language Arts teacher, author, and frequent presenter at local, state, and national conferences. Her first teaching position was at Hill Middle School in Novato, California where she was hired by the Bay Area School Reform Collaborative to work as a Title I Literacy Specialist in a highly ELL environment. She continues to value multiculturalism and hands-on learning in her classroom.

Table of Contents

Preface
Publisher's Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
1. Spanish
Cultural Facts
Useful Phrases
Picture Dictionaries
Translated Parent Letters
2. Vietnamese
Cultural Facts
Useful Phrases
Picture Dictionaries
Translated Parent Letters
3. Hmong
Cultural Facts
Useful Phrases
Picture Dictionaries
Translated Parent Letters
4. Chinese (Cantonese)
Cultural Facts
Useful Phrases
Picture Dictionaries
Translated Parent Letters
5. Korean
Cultural Facts
Useful Phrases
Picture Dictionaries
Translated Parent Letters
6. Haitian Creole
Cultural Facts
Useful Phrases
Picture Dictionaries
Translated Parent Letters
7. Arabic
Cultural Facts
Useful Phrases
Picture Dictionaries
Translated Parent Letters
8. Russian
Cultural Facts
Useful Phrases
Picture Dictionaries
Translated Parent Letters
9. Tagalog
Cultural Facts
Useful Phrases
Picture Dictionaries
Translated Parent Letters
10. Navajo
Cultural Facts
Useful Phrases
Picture Dictionaries
Translated Parent Letters
11. Reading Tests
Reading Tests: First Grade
Reading Tests: Third Grade
Reading Tests: Fifth Grade
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