First Advisor

Upton, Gary


College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

Master of Education


School of Education and Counseling

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access



Number of Pages

47 pages


A curriculum was created that incorporates elements of inquiry based science teaching and sheltered instruction. The curricular unit provides a model for biology teachers to instruct in ways that allow English language learners to access the curriculum and develop their native language. The unit was developed for use in a mainstream classroom to allow for the integration of English language learners with native English speakers.

Date of Award

Summer 2007

Location (Creation)

Colorado (state); Denver (county); Denver (inhabited place)

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