ERIC Number: ED178872
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Developing Active Readers: Ideas for Parents, Teachers, and Librarians.
Monson, Dianne L., Ed.; McClenathan, DayAnn K., Ed.
Developed by the International Reading Association Library Resources and Reading Committee, this book is designed to help parents, teachers, and librarians provide children with books and reading experiences that will make reading a lifetime habit. Part One, "The Right Book for Each Child: Book Selection and Library Use," contains the following articles: "Assessing Reading Interests of Elementary and Middle School Students," by Ken L. Dulin; "Book Selection for Children of a Modern World," by Ruth Kearney Carlson; "Realism in Books for Young People: Some Thoughts on Management of Controversy," by DayAnn K. McClenathan; "From the Primary Reading Program to the Library," by Louise J. Zaidi; "The Primary Child in the Library," by Margaret J. Miller; and "Taking Your Child to the Library," by Constance V. Alongi. Articles in Part Two, "Involving Children with Literature," are: "Into a Book and Beyond: Responding to Literature," by Dianne Monson; "Choral Reading and Readers Theatre: Oral Interpretation of Literature in the Classroom," by Jean Woodbury; "Parents and Teachers Share Books with Young Children," by Mary Jett-Simpson; "Using Media to Turn Kids on to Reading in the Content Areas," by Roger E. Johnson; and "Magic Moments with Media," by Jeanne Eisenbarth, LeAnn Green, and Margaret Sloan. (MKM)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Educational Media, Elementary Education, Interpretive Reading, Language Arts, Librarians, Library Material Selection, Literature Appreciation, Motivation Techniques, Parent Participation, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Attitudes, Reading Habits, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Material Selection
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19711 (Order No. 727, $3.00 member, $4.50 non-member)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.