ERIC Number: ED241918
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
3 Steps to Language Success: Prior Knowledge, Oral Language & the Reading/Writing Connection. A Handbook for Integrating Writing Instruction into the Basic Reading Program.
Whisler, Nancy G.
Designed to provide specific instructional suggestions for integrating basic reading and writing instruction in the elementary school, the lesson ideas presented in this booklet are applicable across grade levels and can be used with any basic reading and language arts textbook series. The 30 ideas cover a variety of areas, including the following: (1) guided responses, (2) describing and drawing, (3) sentence building, (4) composing sentences in response to questions, (5) readers theatre, (6) predicting, (7) sentence combining, (8) making sense with sentences and phrases, (9) cloze grammar, (10) comparing and contrasting, (11) mapping summaries, (12) paragraph building, (13) interviewing, (14) comprehending and writing, and (15) cluster writing. In addition to the lesson ideas, the booklet contains a description of the integrated basic reading/writing model that was used to structure the lessons, a rationale and explanation of each step in the model as it relates to specific instructional activities, and a summary of the research and literature base upon which the booklet was developed. (FL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Reading Writing Relationship