Kids learn English in hands-on fashion

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Posted: May 3, 2014

The Winchester Star

Quetzali Angel-Perez and Tyler Duong, both 9, pick out words pertaining to transportation on the vocabulary ring during a Builders Club gathering at Frederick Douglass Elementary School this week. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
ABOVE: Fern Weaner reads a book to English Language Learner students during a Builders Club meeting at Frederick Douglass Elementary School this week. Weaner is one of the faculty advisers for the club.
RIGHT: Michael Chavezloza, 9, and Edith Cruz, 8, make collages in the Builders Club. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — For a week during the winter, a group of elementary school English language learners put up an umbrella, sat in a beach chair and checked out the contents of beach bags.

Next, they…



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