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ERIC Number: ED013817
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 285
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Reference Count: 0
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A CURRICULUM FOR ENGLISH, TEACHER PACKET, GRADE 7.
Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Curriculum Development Center.
THE TEACHER PACKET FOR THE SEVENTH-GRADE ENGLISH PROGRAM OF THE NEBRASKA CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT CENTER INCLUDES, AS DO ALL SECONDARY UNITS, TWO SUBJECT-MATTER SECTIONS--LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION, AND LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION. THE LITERATURE PROGRAM CONCENTRATES ON THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH VARIOUS CULTURES CREATE STORIES, THE SOCIAL FUNCTIONS ASSIGNED TO THESE STORIES, AND THE USES TO WHICH THEY ARE PUT. LANGUAGE STUDY INCLUDES THE IDENTIFICATION OF FORM CLASSES, THE CREATION AND USES OF THE DICTIONARY, AND THE SYSTEM OR LACK OF SYSTEM IN ENGLISH SPELLING. THE COMPOSITION PROGRAM, COORDINATED WITH THE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE PROGRAMS, STRESSES WORK WITH SENTENCES AND PARAGRAPH COMPOSITION, BUILDING UPON VARIED WRITING ASSIGNMENTS IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND LOOKING FORWARD TO MORE FORMAL RHETORIC IN THE HIGH SCHOOL. ASSINGMENTS FOR BOTH EXPOSITORY AND CREATIVE WRITING ARE GIVEN. UNITS ARE PROVIDED ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS--(1) "THE MAKING OF STORIES," (2) "THE MEANING OF STORIES," (3) "THE CLASSICAL MYTH," (4) "ANCIENT HEBREW LITERATURE," (5) "AMERICAN INDIAN MYTH," (6) "STORIES OF THE AMERICAN WEST," (7) "AUTOBIOGRAPHY--BENJAMIN FRANKLIN," (8) "FORM CLASSES," (9) "THE DICTIONARY," AND (10) "SPELLING." INCLUDED IN THE PACKET ARE INTRODUCTIONS AND AIDS FOR UNIT MATERIALS, BIBLIOGRAPHIES FOR TEACHERS, SUPPLEMENTARY STUDENT READING LISTS, SAMPLE OBJECTIVE TESTS, AN SUGGESTIONS FOR TEACHING PROCEDURES AND AUDIOVISUAL AIDS. THIS MANUAL (THREE VOLUMES) IS AVAILABLE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS, 215 NEBRASKA HALL, LINCOLN, NEBRASKA 68508. THE RELATED STUDENT PACKET FOR GRADE SEVEN IS TE 000 060. (DL)
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Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Curriculum Development Center.
Identifiers: NEBRASKA CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT CENTER