ERIC Number: ED029434
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Teaching Reading to Mentally Retarded Children.
Thomas, Janet K.
Suggestions are provided for teaching reading to retarded children. Methods discussed are reading areas readiness, developmental skills, phonics, independent reading, choral reading, group instruction, and individualized reading and programmed reading. Also considered are the effect of mental retardation on learning to read, the school program, means of instruction, games and play activities, teaching for meaning, daily work schedules, and reading for trainable retardates. Over half of the book consists of illustrations, including 23 of teacher made exercises, 19 of teacher made games and devices, four of bulletin board suggestions, and five of miscellaneous devices. (JK)
Descriptors: Bulletin Boards, Developmental Reading, Educational Games, Exceptional Child Education, Group Reading, Independent Reading, Instructional Materials, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Phonics, Programed Instructional Materials, Reading, Reading Ability, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Readiness, Student Projects, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Methods, Worksheets
T.S. Denison and Company, Inc., 5100 West 82nd Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55431 ($4.98).
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