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ERIC Number: ED014828
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 1
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TEACHING READING TO DEAF CHILDREN. THE LEXINGTON SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF EDUCATION SERIES, BOOK IV.
HART, BEATRICE OSTERN
THE LEXINGTON SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF EDUCATIONAL SERIES CONSISTS OF A COLLECTION OF MONOGRAPHS, REPRESENTING THE THINKING OF SKILLED TEACHERS IN A PARTICULAR SUBJECT AREA. THIS MONOGRAPH PRESENTS TEACHERS OF THE DEAF WITH A DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAM FOR TEACHING READING. THE PHILOSOPHY OF THIS PROGRAM IS EXPLAINED, AND VARIOUS TECHNIQUES FOR MOTIVATION AND EVALUATION ARE DISCUSSED. THE USE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, AND AN ORGANIZED SEQUENCE OF READING EXPERIENCES ARE EXPLAINED. THE BOOK DEFINES DEVELOPMENTAL LEVELS (FLEXIBLE TO ALLOW FOR UNEVEN PROGRESS OF DEAF CHILDREN) FOR TEACHING READING AND EXPLORES METHODS FOR ATTAINING DIFFERENT GOALS AT EACH AGE LEVEL. ON THE PRESCHOOL LEVEL, SATISFYING EXPERIENCE WITH LANGUAGE IS DISCUSSED. VARIOUS TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVING MEMORY, CLASSIFICATION, AND GENERALIZATION SKILLS, VISUAL DISCRIMINATION, AND VISUAL-MOTOR SKILLS ARE PRESENTED. FOR THE PRIMARY LEVEL (GRADES ONE AND TWO, AGES SIX TO NINE) THE FOLLOWING SKILLS ARE DISCUSSED--SIGHT VOCABULARY, WORD RECOGNITION, READING IN THOUGHT UNITS, BEGINNING USE OF THE DICTIONARY, INTEREST IN STORIES, AND DRAMATIC PLAY. FOR THE INTERMEDIATE LEVEL (GRADES THREE TO FIVE, AGES NINE TO 12) INDEPENDENT READING AND SELECTION OF READING MATERIALS ARE DISCUSSED. THE OBJECTIVES PRESENTED FOR THE ADVANCED LEVEL (AGES 12 TO 17) ARE DEVELOPMENT OF STUDY SKILLS, CRITICAL READING, AND APPRECIATION OF LITERATURE. EACH SECTION CONTAINS EXAMPLES OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS. A 76-ITEM BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, MANUALS, AND WORKBOOKS IS INCLUDED. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Inc., Washington, DC.; Lexington School for the Deaf, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Lexington School for the Deaf NY