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ERIC Number: ED001906
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Sep
Pages: 26
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OUTLINE OF LANGUAGE-LEVELS I AND II FOR TALENT PRESERVATION PROJECT CLASSES IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS, GRADES SEVEN AND EIGHT.
Houston Public Schools, TX.
THROUGHOUT, UNITS ARE DIVIDED INTO TWO SECTIONS - PRACTICAL SKILLS OF ORAL COMMUNICATION AND BASIC SKILLS OF GRAMMAR AND MECHANICS. THERE IS GRADUAL DEVELOPMENT OF SKILLS IN THE RESPECTIVE AREAS WITH REVIEW, DRILL, AND AN ADDED ACHIEVEMENT IN EACH UNIT. FOR EXAMPLE, ORAL COMMUNICATION STARTS WITH SPEAKING DISTINCTLY, AND PROGRESSES TO ORAL DIRECTIONS, REPORTS, TELEPHONE USE, MANNERS, AND PRACTICAL EXERCISES SUCH AS JOB INTERVIEWS. UNDER GRAMMAR AND MECHANICS, LEVEL I EMPHASIZES VERB USE, WITH ADDITIONAL VERBS ADDED IN EACH UNIT, AND GRADUAL KNOWLEDGE OF SENTENCES. CAPITAL LETTERS, PUNCTUATION, SPELLING, FORM, LISTENING, AND HANDWRITING ARE INCLUDED. LEVEL II CONTINUES SENTENCE UNDERSTANDING AND SPELLING LESSONS. SOME WRITING IS DONE AND DEALS WITH PRACTICAL USES SUCH AS LETTERS, COMPLILATION OF ADDRESSES, TELEPHONE NUMBERS AND SHOPPING LISTS, AND COMPLETION OF FORMS AND APPLICATIONS. SIX UNITS OF 6 WEEKS EACH ARE OUTLINED, STEP-BY-STEP, UNDER EACH LEVEL.
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Authoring Institution: Houston Public Schools, TX.
Identifiers: Texas (Houston)