Graduate Research Papers
Two units of instruction for the Spanish language : basic vocabulary development in grades four through seven
Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Spanish language--Study and teaching;
The purpose of this research project was to develop two units of instruction for use with Spanish classes in grades four through seven. The research begins by exploring the different types of elementary and middle level foreign language programs. The research also investigates the different types of thematic units and what they should include. Finally, two units are developed for use in grades four through seven: a project-based unit built around Eric Carle's book, La Oruga Muy Hambrienta (The Very Hungry Caterpillar), and a knowledge-based unit built around classroom vocabulary. Both units include a wide variety of activities that will keep students interested.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Donna H. Schumacher-Douglas
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©2000 Megan Becker
Becker, Megan, "Two units of instruction for the Spanish language : basic vocabulary development in grades four through seven" (2000). Graduate Research Papers. 350.
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