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Language and literacy teaching for indigenous education [electronic resource] : a bilingual approach / Norbert Francis and Jon Reyhner.

Author/Creator:
Francis, Norbert.
Publication:
Clevedon, England ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (285 p.)
Series:
Bilingual education and bilingualism ; 37.
Bilingual education and bilingualism ; 37
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Subjects:
Indians -- Languages -- Study and teaching.
Indians -- Languages -- Study and teaching -- Bilingual method.
Education, Bilingual -- America.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Language and Literacy Teaching for Indigenous Education: A Bilingual Approach presents a proposal for the inclusion of indigenous languages in the classroom. Based on extensive research and field work by the authors in communities in the United States and Mexico, the book explores ways in which the cultural and linguistic resources of indigenous communities can enrich the language and literacy program.
Contents:
Front matter
Contents
Preface
Abbreviations
Chapter 1. Prospects for Learning and Teaching Indigenous Languages
Chapter 2. State of the Languages
Chapter 3. Language Policy and Language Planning: The Role of the School and Indigenous Language Literacy
Chapter 4. Promoting Additive Bilingual Development
Chapter 5. The Bilingual Classroom
Chapter 6. Biliteracy: Teaching Reading and Writing in the Indigenous Language
Chapter 7. Language Assessment
Chapter 8. Conclusion: A Teaching Model for Realizing the Potential of Additive Bilingualism
Chapter 9. Resources for Schools and Communities
Notes
Glossary
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
References
Index
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Reyhner, Jon Allan.
ISBN:
1-280-82808-0
9786610828081
1-85359-602-7
OCLC:
70736398
Publisher Number:
10.21832/9781853596025 doi