ERIC Number: ED252837
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-May
Reference Count: 0
Ten Project Areas to Stimulate an Interest in Reading.
Leigh, Robert K.; And Others
The result of an International Reading Association committee organized to identify successful community programs that stimulate an interest in reading, this paper identifies and describes 10 selected program areas that might be used as models for other communities. Following a brief description of the project and the submission criteria, the 10 program areas are listed as follows: (1) reading olympics, (2) parent brochures, (3) media uses, (4) parents as partners, (5) information from books, (6) reading and writing, (7) reacting to books, (8) adult models, (9) reading displays, and (10) book talks. Each description includes a contact person, the name of the comunity program, and materials. The paper also includes the program name and contact person of 110 additional projects judged to be effective in stimulating focus on reading and a love of literacy. (HTH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: International Reading Association
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Reading Association (29th, Atlanta, GA, May 6-10, 1984).