ERIC Number: ED345201
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Resource Packet on Youth Literacy.
Garing, Kelli; And Others
This resource packet presents information on youth literacy in three main sections. The first section presents statistics on literacy; facts about literacy; reading in Indiana middle, junior, and senior high schools; and family reading. The packet's second section contains a bibliography and resources, offering a reading and literacy bibliography, and listings of organizations concerned about youth literacy, youth literacy programs, resource people, periodicals for adults on youth literacy and periodicals that encourage youth to read and write, sources of inexpensive materials, audiovisuals, and software programs. The packet's third section contains six articles on literacy: (1) "A Study of Reading in Indiana Middle, Junior and Senior High Schools Executive Summary" (Jack W. Humphrey); (2) "Every Child's Right: Literacy" (Anne McGill-Franzen and Richard L. Allington); (3) "Signs Encouraging for an Upsurge in Reading in America" (George Gallup, Jr. and Frank Newport); (4) "Becoming a Nation of Readers: What Parents Can Do" (Marilyn R. Brinkley); (5) "Adding Books to a Summer Fun List" (Leah M. Lefstein); and (6) "The Right Place to Find Children" (S. K. List). (SR)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana Youth Inst., Indianapolis.