ERIC Number: ED021856
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
English Language Arts Curriculum Guide: Grades 7-12.
Edmonds School District 15, Lynnwood, WA.
This integrated language arts program for grades 7-12 is based on a conceptual approach to teaching: significant concepts (e.g., "Literature reveals its origin in myth") are developed in several grades through increasing levels of sophistication. Language and literature are defined conceptually, and reading and composition are defined in terms of skills. Ways of using this integration of concepts with skills are illustrated, broad instructional objectives for language, literature, and composition are presented, and the value of inductive teaching is emphasized. A taxonomy of educational objectives, and comments upon book selection and academic freedom complete the first part of the guide. The major portion of the guide is comprised of courses of study in language, literature, and composition for grades 7-11. (The courses in composition and literature are incomplete for grade 11.) The course guide for each grade presents key concepts and emphases, outlines activities related to the concepts, provides lists of student reading-resources coded for difficulty, and indicates teacher resources and audiovisual aids. (LH)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Curriculum Guides, Educational Media, English Instruction, Integrated Curriculum, Language Arts, Language Instruction, Literary Criticism, Literature, Reading, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Sequential Approach, Teaching Guides, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
Mrs. Juliette Haertig Bloomer, Edmonds School District No. 15, 3800-196th Southwest, Lynnwood, Washington ($6.00).
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Authoring Institution: Edmonds School District 15, Lynnwood, WA.