SRJC Course Outlines

7/22/2024 11:08:06 PMCHLD 186 Course Outline as of Spring 2010

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHLD 186Title:  SPANISH LANGUAGE ARTS  
Full Title:  Spanish Language Arts for Young Children
Last Reviewed:2/22/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CHLD 86

Catalog Description:
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This course provides language arts activities in Spanish for students preparing for occupations in early childhood settings.  Music, movement, and literature for children will be explored as a context for learning to effectively communicate with and teach young Spanish-speaking children.  This class is taught bilingually for both English and Spanish speakers.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of CHLD 10; OR CHLD 110.1 and CHLD 110.2

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course provides language arts activities in Spanish for students preparing for occupations in early childhood settings.  Music, movement, and literature for children will be explored as a context for learning to effectively communicate with and teach young Spanish-speaking children.  This class is taught bilingually for both English and Spanish speakers.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Completion of CHLD 10; OR CHLD 110.1 and CHLD 110.2
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Students will be able to:
1. Identify appropriate Spanish language activities for suitability for children in a variety of early childhood settings.
2. Develop and demonstrate an awareness of Latino culture aspects associated with Latino culture including beliefs, customs, traditions, and holidays.
3. Demonstrate beginning level receptive and expressive Spanish language skills.
4. Identify effective teaching strategies for second language learning that apply to children and adults.
5. Create thematic, integrated Spanish lesson plans for Spanish language activities.

Topics and Scope
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1. Contextual language acquisition in the early childhood setting
    A. Experiential learning versus direct instruction
    B. Acknowledging and supporting the home language and culture
    C. Drawing on the personal experiences of the children
2. Introduction to beginning Spanish language skills
    A. Thematic vocabulary development
    B. Useful phrases in the early childhood classroom
3. Spanish language songs, chants and poems
    A. Selecting appropriate materials
    B. Creating visuals and props to assist learning
    C. Developing key teaching materials
    D. Adapting English language songs, chants, and poems
4. Spanish language literature for young children
    A. Selecting books that are both culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate
    B. Utilizing the local libraries and other resources
    C. Creating books with children
5. Spanish language games and activities
    A. Selecting games that are both culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate
    B. Adapting English language games into Spanish
6. Thematic Spanish language activity plans and curriculum
    A.  Weather, seasons, and time
    B. The body and our senses
    C.  Family, friends, and community
    D.  Other common concepts and vocabulary  in early childhood programs such as colors, shapes, numbers, greetings, clothing,  sequences, emotions, routines, physical health, and safety phrases.

Assignments:
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1.  Read text and handouts (approximately 25 pages per week)
2.  Create a portfolio of Spanish songs, chants, poems, games and activities (approximately 60  total)
3.  Spanish language activity demonstration to class (approximately 5)
4.  Prepare and demonstrate a thematic Spanish language arts curriculum
5.  Research and present a report on a current topic that pertains to children in Latino culture
6.  Create an annotated bibliography of children's books in Spanish and describe how the books could be used as part of a theme or curriculum (approximately 40 entries total)
7.  Vocabulary tests (approximately 1-3)
8.  Written response to video (approximately 2-4 pages)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 40%
Annotated bibliography, video response papers, portfolio collection of activities
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Current topic presentation, thematic curriculum, demonstrations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 10%
Vocabulary tests
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 25%
Participation in weekly classroom activities


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Hispanic Games and Rhymes by C. Downs and G. Erickson, Paperback: 96 pages, Publisher: Instructional Fair (January 29, 1999) Classic
Ten Little Fingers / Diez deditos: And Other Play Rhymes and Action Songs from Latin America by José-Luis Orozco, Illustrator: Elisa Kleven, Scholastic Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Pub. Date: April 2002 Classic

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