ERIC Number: ED051163
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines to Literature Study in the Junior High School.
Dade County Board of Public Instruction, Miami, FL.
GRADES OR AGES: Junior high school (grades 7-9). SUBJECT MATTER: Literature. ORGANIZATION AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: The contents of the guide are 1) major objectives, important aspects of the nature of literature, organization of literature study, ways of structuring reading for the individual student, implications of teaching reading skills, reading problems related to the study of literature, and suggested literature sequence; 2) seventh grade--man against nature, the novel; 3) eighth grade--frontier spirit, the comic mode; 4) ninth grade--the quest, the satiric novel. Four appendixes include suggested selections for writing essays on a novel, and a selected list of paperbound books helpful to the teacher of English. The guide is mimeographed with perfect binding and a soft cover. OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES: The major objectives are set out at the beginning of the guide and more detailed objectives are given in each unit. Details of activities are given in each unit. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Texts for each unit are specified, together with suggestions for films and outside reading. STUDENT ASSESSMENT: Suggestions are made for evaluating activities, including written assignments, discussion questions, and test topics. (MBM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, English Curriculum, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Junior High Schools, Literature, Novels, Poetry, Reading
Textbook Dept., Board of Public Instruction, 2210 S.W. 3 Street, Miami, Florida 33135 ($1.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Board of Public Instruction, Miami, FL.
Note: Curriculum Bulletin No. 6J (Supplement)