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ERIC Number: ED013707
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 103
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Reference Count: 0
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READING FOR THE GIFTED--GUIDED EXTENSION OF READING SKILLS THROUGH LITERATURE. PART 2, APPRECIATING THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF SCIENCE THROUGH BIOGRAPHY...
PENROSE, ROBERT; AND OTHERS
THIS TEACHING GUIDE IS DESIGNED FOR USE WITH GIFTED PUPILS AT GRADES FIVE AND SIX WHO ARE READING TWO OR MORE LEVELS ABOVE THEIR GRADE PLACEMENT. THE GUIDE ALSO PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR THE STUDY OF BIOGRAPHY THROUGH SCIENCE LITERATURE. SUCH READING SKILLS AS ANALYZING THE AUTHOR'S PURPOSE, HIS ORGANIZATION, PERSONALITY AND STYLE, UNDERSTANDING FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE, SYMBOLISM, IMPLICATIONS, THE THEME OR CENTRAL PURPOSE, AND TONE, GAINING INSIGHT INTO HUMAN BEHAVIOR, AND UNDERSTANDING THE INFLUENCE OF ENVIRONMENT ON CHARACTER ARE DEVELOPED. THREE GROUPINGS OF BOOKS ARE USED. THE "A" BOOK IS "BREAKTHROUGHS IN SCIENCE" BY ISAAC ASIMOV. QUESTIONS ARE PROVIDED TO HELP THE CHILD TO ACQUIRE UNDERSTANDINGS IN THE AREA OF SCIENCE AND TO IMPROVE HIS PROFICIENCY IN THE USE OF READING SKILLS. THE FOUR "B" BOOKS, BIOGRAPHIES OF GALILEO, ALBERT SCHWEITZER, LOUIS AGASSIZ, AND ROBERT GODDARD, ARE USED TO DEVELOP APPRECIATIONS IN THE AREA OF BIOGRAPHICAL LITERATURE. THE 15 "C" BOOKS ARE TO BE READ INDEPENDENTLY AND USED FOR DISCUSSION. IN ADDITION TO TEACHING SUGGESTIONS, SYNOPSES OF ALL THE BOOKS ARE GIVEN. BACKGROUND INFORMATION FOR THE TEACHER, A GLOSSARY, AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY ARE INCLUDED. (RH)
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Schools, CA.
Identifiers: Los Angeles City Schools CA