Teaching science to English learners, grades 4-8

by Ann K. Fathman

Publisher: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education in Washington, DC (1118 22nd St., NW, Washington 20037)

Written in English
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  • Education, Bilingual -- United States.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States -- Foreign speakers.,
  • Language experience approach in education -- United States.

Edition Notes

Statementby Anna K. Fathman, Mary Ellen Quinn, Carolyn Kessler.
SeriesProgram information guide series -- NCBE 11., Program information guide series (1990) -- NCBE 11.
ContributionsQuinn, Mary Ellen, 1923-, Kessler, Carolyn., National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education., United States. Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs.
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17675307M

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