ERIC Number: ED029433
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Teaching Language Arts to Mentally Retarded Children.
Thomas, Janet K.
Suggestions are made for teaching language arts to mentally retarded children. The nature of language arts, the effect of mental retardation on the learning of language arts, and the need for home-school cooperation are treated. Also described are language arts areas, the school program, methods of beginning instruction, speech training, telephones and telephone or conversational courtesies, listening, writing, and spelling. Language arts for trainable retardates are discussed. Included in the materials section, which makes up over one-third of the book, are suggestions for independent activities, teacher made games and devices, bulletin boards, and miscellaneous materials. (JK)
Descriptors: Bulletin Boards, Curriculum, Educational Games, Exceptional Child Education, Family Involvement, Instructional Materials, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Listening, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Speech Instruction, Spelling, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Methods, Telephone Instruction, Worksheets, Writing (Composition)
T.S. Denison & Company, Inc. 5100 West 82nd Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55431 ($4.98).
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