ERIC Number: ED185499
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Reading for Mastery: An Instructional Guide.
Young, Savannah Miller
This guide provides a description of a mastery learning reading program based on a language approach to teaching reading. All suggested activities stress the use of skills to obtain meaning from reading as the main goal of instruction. Sections include a discussion of the elements of this mastery learning instructional program that notes the need to adjust time limits for individual progress; suggestions for the reading content of the program; suggestions for planning the program, including class diagnosis, classroom and school organization, and the involvement of parents; methods for assessing student progress; a discussion of roles and responsibilities in the program for principals, teachers, and support teachers; and ways to monitor and evaluate the mastery learning reading program. Appendixes include information on suggested reading skill sequences and information on research performed in classes using the program. (MKM)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Beginning Reading, Elementary Education, Individualized Reading, Mastery Learning, Primary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Implementation, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Teacher Role, Teaching Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Saint Louis Board of Education, MO.
Note: For related document see CS 005 347