ERIC Number: ED236682
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
High School English Curriculum Objectives.
Developed for Boston high school students, the English objectives in this booklet are presented in a two-column format. General objectives are stated in the left-hand column while specific examples of ways to evaluate student mastery of the objectives are presented in the right. Integrating reading, writing, listening, speaking, and critical thinking, the objectives are arranged under the following major headings: (1) variety of material; (2) literal comprehension--reading/listening for the explicit meaning; (3) interpretive comprehension--reading/listening "between the lines"; (4) evaluative comprehension--reading/listening with "critical insight"; (5) vocabulary building; (6) variety of writing; (7) the writing process; (8) the writing craft; (9) writing mechanics and usage; (10) language structure--patterns and nomenclature of English; (11) speaking--oral reading, discussion, and presentation; and (12) study skills--locating, organizing, and retaining information, and improving test-taking skills. (HOD)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, English Curriculum, Listening Skills, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Secondary Education, Speech Instruction, Study Skills, Vocabulary Development, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Boston Public Schools, MA.