ERIC Number: ED170738
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Learning to Read through the Arts: Instructional Handbook.
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Washington, DC.; New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
This instructional handbook describes a program in which children are taught reading in relation to artistic media. It describes the staff, training, and a typical schedule. Program activities include reading workshops on vocabulary instruction, comprehension, and study skills; art workshops on crafts, puppetry, super 8 film, mixed media, communication arts, drawing, music, photography, printmaking, animation, dance, painting, theater, and arts and culture of American peoples; and field trips and special events. The handbook also discusses parent/community involvement in the program; describes equipment, materials, and facilities that are used; and indicates that teachers are free to create activities appropriate to the goals of the program. Illustrations of sample materials are included. (TJ)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Field Trips, Handicrafts, Multimedia Instruction, Museums, Program Descriptions, Program Guides, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Teaching Methods, Theater Arts, Visual Arts
Title I Children's Program: Learning to Read through the Arts, New York City Board of Education, 110 Livingston Street, Room 618A, Brooklyn, New York 11201 ($2.00, postage stamps only)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Right to Read Program.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Washington, DC.; New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; Learning to Read Through the Arts (Program); National Diffusion Network Programs