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ERIC Number: ED015580
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 1
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READINESS AND READING FOR THE RETARDED CHILD.
BERNSTEIN, BEBE
THIS TEACHER'S BOOK AND MANUAL, DESIGNED TO ACCOMPANY TWO WORKBOOKS, PRESENTS A FUNCTIONAL APPROACH TO READINESS AND READING FOR YOUNG EDUCABLE RETARDED CHILDREN. THE WORKBOOKS THEMSELVES OFFER PREPARATORY ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AT THE READINESS LEVEL AND SEQUENTIAL ACTIVITIES AND MATERIALS FOR THOSE AT THE BEGINNING READING STAGE. THE TEACHER'S BOOK SUPPLIES BACKGROUND MATERIAL FOR BOTH WORKBOOKS, DEALS WITH A FAVORABLE CLASSROOM ATMOSPHERE, AND INCLUDES THE CONTENTS OF BOTH WORKBOOKS. THE THEME OF THE WORKBOOKS CENTERS AROUND THE HOME PROVIDING MEANINGFUL MATERIAL TO THE CHILD. THE TOPICS CONSIDERED ARE FAMILY HEALTH AND HYGIENE, EATING HABITS AND FOOD, RECREATION IN THE HOME, LIVING IN A HOUSE, SAFETY IN THE HOME, CARE OF CLOTHES, AND MANNERS AND COURTESY. AN EXPLANATION OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE READING MATERIALS PRESENTED IN THE WORKBOOKS GIVES GENERAL AND SPECIFIC DIRECTIONS TO THE TEACHER. THE RECOMMENDED METHOD (GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS, DIRECTIONS FOR THE ACTUAL LESSONS, AND SUGGESTED APPLICATION OF THE LESSONS) IS PRESENTED. IN CONSIDERING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE THEME, THE BOOK OUTLINES THE OBJECTIVES, INCLUDES TOPIC LESSON SHEETS, SUGGESTS ENRICHMENT EXPERIENCES AND ACTIVITIES, AND LISTS RELATED REFERENCES AND MATERIALS. A DISCUSSION OF CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT IS INCLUDED. THE VOCABULARY AND CONCEPTS RELATED TO EACH TOPIC AREA FOR THE READING GROUP ARE LISTED. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE JOHN DAY CO., 62 WEST 45TH STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036, AND IS AVAILABLE FOR $4.95. (MY)
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