language arts


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language arts

pl.n.
The subjects, including reading, spelling, and composition, aimed at developing reading and writing skills, usually taught in elementary and secondary school.

lan′guage arts′


n.pl.
verbal and written skills taught in elementary and secondary schools to improve proficiency in using language.
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However, Fterniati and Spinthourakis' (2006) study focuses on the language arts curriculum in Greece, whereas Wei and Thomas' (2006) study examines the changes of the chemistry curriculum in junior high schools in China.
A person who is technologically literate must logically also be literate in language arts. Literacy in language arts means being able to access information, make sense of information, apply the information to a specific situation, and share the information with others.
The Math & Language Arts Building Board will allow students to be actively involved in the learning of concepts.
All aspects of language arts are reinforced through multiple games and activities related to writing poetry, spelling, and vocabulary.
Effect sizes were conservatively estimated (Holmes, 1984) and all were positive indicating that the practical significance of the differences favored students participating in the School Renaissance program (i.e., the average overall effect was +.65, +.50 for reading, +.71 for language arts, and +.75 for mathematics).
My experiences have convinced me that developing more complex understandings of how teachers respond to and act upon the uncertainty that they uncover in their practices is a critical piece of understanding effective language arts reform.
LANGUAGE ARTS: Have students collect recipes that use either baking powder or baking soda and an acid.
Vancouver) illustrate how teachers can incorporate academic language in the design, implementation, and reflection of standards-based English language arts units in multidisciplinary teaching in grades three through five.
Instead of a listing of links, curriculum specialists and teachers can use this free online source to complement their existing literature, writing, English, and language arts curricula, as well as share ideas.
Also, the students were given a series of open-ended questions that asked them to describe: how the cross-cultural learning experience impacted them (either positively or negatively), how the experience influenced them as a prospective (language arts) teacher, what they thought was the most exciting or interesting thing that happened during the interactions with their partner, what they learned most from this partnership, what they thought their partner learned most from the partnership, whether the experience had met their expectations and what changes should be made to improve the project.
This issue is more accentuated in the preparation of English teachers, since language arts is predominantly social knowledge.
Changing Seasons: A Language Arts Curriculum for Healthy Aging

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