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ERIC Number: ED017483
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 257
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A MODIFIED CURRICULUM GUIDE, LANGUAGE ARTS.
Saint Louis Park Public Schools, Minn.
THE ST. LOUIS PARK, MINNESOTA, CURRICULUM GUIDE IS DESIGNED TO MEET THE NEEDS AND ABILITES OF THE LOW 10 PERCENT OF SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. BACKGROUND MATERIALS INCLUDE--(1) CRITERIA FOR IDENTIFICATION OF SLOW-LEARNERS AND FOR SELECTION OF TEACHERS OF THEM, (2) A CHART SHOWING THE CORRELATION BETWEEN SLOW-LEARNER CHARACTERISTICS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR THE TEACHER OF ENGLISH, (3) A STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY FOR EDUCATING SLOW-LEARNING CHILDREN, AND (4) INSTRUMENTS FOR IDENTIFYING STUDENTS' INTERESTS, ATTITUDES, AND READING HABITS AND FOR OBTAINING BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION. SOME SAMPLE UNITS ARE PROVIDED FOR USE AT SPECIFIC GRADE LEVELS. THE UNITS ON THE NOVEL ARE "IT'S LIKE THIS, CAT" FOR 10TH GRADE, "LET THE HURRICANE ROAR,""THE LIGHT IN THE FOREST," AND "THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA" FOR 11TH GRADE, AND "THE WOODEN HORSE" FOR 12TH GRADE. COUNSELING UNITS INCLUDE A STUDY OF PERSONALITY IN GRADE 10, OF PERSONAL AND EMOTIONAL ADJUSTMENT AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE IN GRADE 11, AND OF OCCUPATIONS IN GRADE 12. UNITS ON THE DRAMA AND THE MASS MEDIA ARE SUGGESTED FOR 10TH- AND 11TH-GRADERS, RESPECTIVELY. OTHER DIVISIONS OF THE GUIDE ARE DEVOTED TO A LIST OF RAPID READING BOOKS, A READING UNIT, POETRY, LISTENING, SPEECH, AND COMPOSITION, USAGE, AND MECHANICS. AN EXTENSIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS OF SLOW-LEARNERS IS APPENDED TO THE GUIDE. THIS GUIDE, RECOMMENDED BY THE NCTE COMMITTEE TO REVIEW CURRICULUM GUIDES, IS NOTED IN "ANNOTATED LIST OF RECOMMENDED ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY CURRICULUM GUIDES IN ENGLISH, 1967." (SEE ED 014 490.) (RD)
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Authoring Institution: Saint Louis Park Public Schools, Minn.
Identifiers: MINNESOTA; Minnesota (Saint Louis Park)