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ERIC Number: ED020871
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 160
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IMPROVING LANGUAGE ARTS INSTRUCTION THROUGH RESEARCH.
MULRY, JUNE GRANT; SHANE, HAROLD G.
A GENERAL VIEW OF LANGUAGE ARTS RESEARCH AS IT RELATES TO THE SCHOOL IS PRESENTED. THE BOOK IS DIVIDED INTO 11 CHAPTERS, EACH OF WHICH SURVEYS A SPECIFIC AREA OF THE LANGUAGE ARTS PROGRAM. READING IS TREATED UNDER SUCH TOPIC HEADINGS AS GENERAL TRENDS, PARENTAL OPINION, READINESS, VOCABULARY STUDIES, AND PHONICS. HANDWRITING, COMPOSITION, SPELLING, AND GRAMMAR ARE DEALT WITH IN SEPARATE CHAPTERS. THE TOPICS COVERED RANGE FROM MANUSCRIPT AND CURSIVE WRITING TO "CAN CREATIVE WRITING BE TAUGHT" AND PHONICS AND WORD RECOGNITION. THE SEVENTH CHAPTER DISCUSSES RESEARCH IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. ONE SECTION DEALS WITH THE POSITION OF LISTENING IN THE LANGUAGE ARTS PROGRAM. DISCUSSIONS OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF LANGUAGE ARTS TO OTHER CULTURES AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES, MASS MEDIA, AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF ORAL LANGUAGE COMPLETE THE STUDY. AN EXTENDED BIBLIOGRAPHY IS INCLUDED AT THE END OF TEACH CHAPTER. THIS VOLUME IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR $2.75 FROM THE ASSOCIATION FOR SUPERVISION AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 1201 SIXTEENTH ST., N. W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036. (WL)
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Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Washington, DC.
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