As an ethnographic study, the qualitative methods of observation, interviewing, and examination of artifacts (i.e., work samples) were employed. ELLs attending the 1st through the 5th grades were observed during their Literacy Block and interviewed regarding their feelings about learning two languages. Parents and teachers were also interviewed to determine their beliefs surrounding the contribution of the dual-language program to the literacy development of the participating ELLS. Work samples, including reading scores and journal samples, were also examined.[2/6/06, 2nd/3rd Grade]: Today, the second/third grade teacher is teaching them math vocabulary. She writes the word in ... [1/26/06: 4th/5th Grade]: The kids are using a venn diagram to make a comparison between two teachers. After theyanbsp;...
|Title||:||"We're Becoming Bilingual and Biliterate!": An Ethnographic Study on how a Dual-language Program in Florida Contributes to the Literacy Development of English-language Learners|
|Author||:||Diane Beckerman Black|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|