ERIC Number: ED208344
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Project READ, Secondary Reading.
Swenarton, Eva; And Others
The reading program model developed at Ypsilanti High School (Michigan) is described in this paper and is suggested as a method of solving reading problems encountered by high school students. The first section of the paper contains an overview of the content area reading program, including descriptions of the program's philosophy, components, methods of content training, products, and procedures for selecting remedial students and staff. The second half of the paper contains a general description of compare/contrast activities developed as part of the program for grades nine and ten. Specific descriptions and attendant instructional materials are provided for four activities related to particular content areas (contrasting synonyms and antonyms, comparison of World Wars I and II, comparison of job interviewing behaviors, and comparison of four presidential candidates). (RL)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Content Area Reading, Grade 10, Grade 9, Program Design, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Skills, Remedial Programs, Remedial Reading, Secondary Education
Ypsilanti Public Schools, 210 W. Cross St., Ypsilanti, MI 48197 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ypsilanti Public Schools, MI.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title IV; Michigan (Ypsilanti)
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Michigan Reading Association (25th, Grand Rapids, MI, March 8-10, 1981). A number of pages from the activities section were removed due to copyright restrictions.