ERIC Number: ED021694
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
A Guide for Beginning Teachers of Reading, Grades 5-8.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
One of New York City's Reading Action Package, this bulletin was designed to help beginning teachers of reading, grades 5 through 8. It offers suggestions for (1) determining pupil reading needs and achievement, (2) organizing for instructional purposes. (3) getting acquainted and using available reading materials, (4) planning the class reading program, (5) implementing the program through guided reading lessons, individualized reading lessons, and skill lessons, (6) extending and refining reading skills, (7) helping children with second language handicaps and divergent speech patterns, and, (8) evaluating the reading program through formal and informal measures. The concepts and the vocabulary, word attack, comprehension, interpretation, and work-study skills needed by every child in order to participate effectively in reading and learning experiences are listed. Sample lesson plans are furnished. The appendix includes a list of basic sight vocabulary, sample diagnostic tests, instructions on the use of informal textbook tests and the Metropolitan Reading Tests, and selected references. (NS)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Grade 7, Grade 8, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Reading Instruction, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Guides
Board of Education, Publications Sales Office, 110 Livingston St., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201 ($2.00 payable to Auditor, Board of Education).
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.