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The History of Bilingual Education

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Bilingual education is _____. Choose the best answer.

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1. Why did bilingual education cease in the late 19th century?

2. The 1968 Bilingual Education Act was designed to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Questions on the quiz and worksheet assess your knowledge of the different acts related to bilingual education, what is is and how it has been handled in America.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on:

  • The cessation of bilingual education in the late 19th century
  • Purpose of the 1968 Bilingual Education Act
  • Which act was replaced by the English Language Acquisition Act

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the key term bilingual education
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about what xenophobia is
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on bilingual education

Additional Learning

The History of Bilingual Education is a lesson that will teach you the different approaches America has taken when educating those whose first language is not English. The objectives covered include:

  • Know which immigrant groups were in Chicago during the 19th century
  • Review Lau v. Nichols
  • Know about the bilingual education expansions
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