61 Cooperative Learning Activities in ESL

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Walch Publishing, Jan 1, 1996 - Education - 150 pages
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Help your ESL students function comfortably in the classroom, around school, and in their communities with these conversation-based activities! The collaborative lessons encourage second-language students to interact with each other and with English-speaking classmates. Discussion, reading, and writing activities give you opportunities for authentic assessment of students' strengths. Topics cover language, literature, social studies, math, science, technology, health, and safety. The book provides teaching notes, objectives, and a student page for each activity.
 

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Contents

Connecting to LanguageFinding Out About Words
2
Connecting to LanguageFinding Out About You
8
Connecting to LanguageKids Helping Kids
14
Connecting to ReadingA ProblemSolution Journal
20
Connecting to Reading BooksThe Case of the Missing Character
26
Connecting to Reading PoetryPictures Say a Thousand Words
32
Connecting to the MediaAdvertising Addiction
38
Historical LiteracyLining Up History
44
Geographical LiteracyCity Town All Around
51
Connecting to LiteraturePaul Reveres Ride
57
Working Together in the CommunityDo You Have a Problem with That?
64
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Baron AndrA(c) Jaumotte
Andre Baron Jaumotte has been a professor at the UniversitA(c) Libre de Bruxelles, as well as the head of the institute of applied mechanics, institute of aeronautics, vice-chancellor and Chairman of the board of that University. He also serves as the chairman of the board of the von Karman Institute of Fluid Dynamics, and a member of the board of directors in the Belgium society of mechanical and environmental engineering.

Charles Hirsch
Charles Hirsch has served as professor and head of the department of fluid Mechanics at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Dr. Hirsch is the founder and president of NUMECA International, provider of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and consulting services in Belgium and worldwide. He has edited 20 books, authored/co-authored 350 journals and conference papers, and has written a two-volume textbook on CFD: "Numerical Computation of Internal and External Flows."

Ahmad Nourbakhsh
Ahmad Nourbakhsh is a professor of turbomachinery at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran. He is also a collaborative professor and researcher with the University of Brussels. Dr. Nourbakhsh had published two books in the filed of turbopumps: "Pump and Pumping" and "Turbomachinery: Principles-Turbopumps."

Hamideh B. Parizi
Hamideh Parizi holds PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of Toronto. She is presently working as the vice president of Simulent Inc, a software development and consulting company in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Parizi is also a co-writer of the book: "Pump and Pumping," Tehran university Publications.

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