ERIC Number: ED033942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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English for the Junior High Years. Papers from the 1968 Spring Institutes on the Junior High School.
Dunning, Stephen, Ed.
Nine papers deal with (1) the problems of early adolescent education and the role of the English teacher, (2) the teacher's need to re-evaluate the function of writing assignments and the criteria by which themes are judged, (3) the organization of classroom procedures to capitalize on children's natural powers of expression, (4) the influence of social dialects on the English class, (5) the elements of language study useful in the junior high school English curriculum, (6) the need for relevant literature in the classroom, and (7) the structure of literature classes for junior high school students. Authors of papers are Elton B. McNeil, Wallace W. Douglas, Beryl Loftman Bailey, Jay L. Robinson, Arthur Eastman, Edmund J. Farrell, and Dwight L. Burton. (MP)
Descriptors: English Curriculum, English Instruction, Grammar, Junior High School Students, Literature, Nonstandard Dialects, Sequential Approach, Social Dialects, Standard Spoken Usage, Student Evaluation, Student Motivation, Student Needs, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Teaching Styles, Writing (Composition)
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.