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ERIC Number: ED013729
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
Pages: 1
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TEACHING READING TO THE CULTURALLY DISADVANTAGED IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS.
STRANG, RUTH
THE READING PROBLEMS OF ADOLESCENTS WHO HAVE BEEN DEPRIVED OF PRE-READING EXPERIENCES AND OTHER ADVANTAGES THAT CHILDREN FROM MORE PRIVILEGED HOMES ENJOY ARE DISCUSSED. TECHNIQUES TO COMBAT APATHY AND TO USE WITH INFORMAL READING MATERIAL FOR DIAGNOSTIC PURPOSES ARE SUGGESTED. TEN PROCEDURES FOLLOW WHICH COULD BE ADAPTED TO VARIOUS SITUATIONS--(1) INSTRUCTION GROWING OUT OF AN INFORMAL TEST, (2) INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE IN WORD RECOGNITION, (3) FIXING WORDS IN MIND, (4) PROGRESS IN WORD KNOWLEDGE THROUGH THE FERNALD FINGER-TRACING METHOD, (5) HOW TO READ A SENTENCE, (6) INSTRUCTION IN PARAGRAPH COMPREHENSION, (7) ACCENT ON SPEECH, (8) OPERANT CONDITIONING OR THE IMMEDIATE REWARDING OF SPECIFIC DESIRED BEHAVIOR, (9) OTHER METHODS, SUCH AS READING IN A LIBRARY, AUTO-INSTRUCTIONAL AND PROGRAMED MATERIALS, AND (10) PERSONALIZED INSTRUCTION THROUGH THE SELECTION OF SUITABLE AND ATTRACTIVE READING MATERIALS, OFTEN OF THE STUDENT'S OWN CHOOSING. REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED. THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN "JOURNAL OF READING," VOLUME 10, MAY 1967. (RH)
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Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
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