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Språkutvecklande samhällskunskapsundervisning: En studie om hur lärarna i årskurs 4 arbetar i sin samhällskunskapsundervisning för att det ska bli språkutvecklande
Södertörn University, Teacher Education.
2017 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of the study is to investigate what adaptations grade 4 teachers four make to language-develop in the social science classroom. This includes the challenges that may arise and support teachers they need in order to achieve anguage development goals. Using qualitative methods, in the form on interview and observation. Questions that will try to be answered are;

1. How the teachers take into account students language development in the teaching of fourth grade social sciences?

2. What are the difficulties with developing language in social science?

3.What support does the teachers consider necessary for conducting a language-developing social science education?

Research has shown that language development education is contextual and is rich with opportunities for interaction. The teacher plays an important role in creatinga context that benefits students, knowledge, linguistic and personal development. However, research has also shown that many teachers lack the skills necessaryto work with language and knowledge developmentin their lessons. In this study, teachers take into account the parents' pre-knowledge and linguistic background while working with different methods based on interaction to develop the student's subject and language ability. The adaptation of different abilities was the biggest difficulty reported by most teachers. Interviewed teachers have also recognized the difficulty of developing students' school languages. According to teachers, collegial learning, language teaching and language development tools, the best basis for language education is education.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017. , p. 51
Keyword [en]
language development teaching, social literacy, scaffolding, interaction, school - and everyday language
Keyword [sv]
språkutvecklande undervisning, samhällskunskap, stöttning, interaktion, skol - och vardagsspråk
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Social Sciences Educational Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-34074OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-34074DiVA, id: diva2:1172825
Subject / course
Civics
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2018-01-12 Created: 2018-01-10 Last updated: 2018-01-12Bibliographically approved

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