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ERIC Number: ED016877
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar
Pages: 160
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Reference Count: 0
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A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM IN ENGLISH FOR THE 7TH, 8TH AND 9TH GRADE --LITERATURE, LANGUAGE, COMPOSITION, FOR HONORS STUDENTS AND AVERAGE STUDENTS. PART 2, CONSTRUCTING ACHIEVEMENT TESTS DURING A SUMMER WORKSHOP FOR PARTIAL EVALUATION OF A PROJECT ENGLISH DEMON. CTR.
HILLOCKS, GEORGE, JR.; KEARNEY, PATRICIA A.
THIS FINAL REPORT OF THE EUCLID ENGLISH DEMONSTRATION CENTER DESCRIBES THE CREATION OF A JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH PROGRAM IN LITERATURE, LANGUAGE, AND COMPOSITION. PART 1 OF THE REPORT DISCUSSES (1) THE PRODUCTION AND DEMONSTRATION OF 31 THEMATICALLY-DEVELOPED TEACHING UNITS, (2) A SERIES OF SHORT, CONCEPT-CENTERED CONFERENCES TO EDUCATE TEACHERS INTERESTED IN OR USING THE CURRICULUM MATERIALS, (3) THE DISSEMINATION OF IN-SERVICE TRAINING MATERIALS IN REMEDIAL INSTRUCTION AND LINGUISTICS, (4) EXTENSION WORK WITH STUDENTS IN ENGLISH METHODS CLASSES, (5) THE TESTING OF THREE GROUPS OF NINTH-GRADE STUDENTS TO DETERMINE THEIR ABILITY TO TRANSFER SKILLS USED IN LITERARY INVESTIGATION, AND (6) THE EVALUATION OF THE CURRICULUM AND OF DEMONSTRATION CENTER ACTIVITIES. PART 2 DISCUSSES THE CONSTRUCTION OF STANDARDIZED ENGLISH-SKILLS ACHIEVEMENT TESTS TO BE ADMINISTERED TO EXPERIMENTAL AND CONTROL GROUPS OF STUDENTS. APPENDICES CONTAIN AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CURRICULUM FOR HONORS, AVERAGE, AND REMEDIAL STUDENTS, THREE SAMPLE UNITS FROM THE CURRICULUM, TEST ITEM STATISTICS, AND TABLES ANALYZING THE VARIANCE OF SKILLS IN TEST SCORES. (SEE TE 000 293-TE 000 300 FOR OTHER EUCLID MATERIALS.) (JB)
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Authoring Institution: Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH.
Identifiers: Euclid English Demonstration Center OH; PROJECT ENGLISH