ERIC Number: ED046958
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
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English in the Secondary School--Early Stages.
Scottish Education Dept., Edinburgh.
This bulletin contains the basic principles of an approach to English teaching at the beginning secondary school level. Following a statement of the basic philosophy of the program and a definition of the aims of English at the secondary level, sections are presented containing (1) the prerequisite skills taught at the primary school level, (2) suggestions for planning a program of skill acquisition necessary for academic study, (3) suggestions for the organization of the "English class project" method for teaching and learning basic skills, (4) procedures for organizing instruction in classes containing students with mixed abilities, (5) plans and suggestions for organizing a text-based study of language and literature, (6) explanations of the "thematic" and "unit" approaches to English, (7) suggestions for integrating the least able pupils into the English program at the secondary level, and (8) an explanation of a process for assessing and correcting written work. (JM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Communication (Thought Transfer), English Curriculum, English Education, English Instruction, Literature, Oral English, Reading, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Student Projects, Thematic Approach, Units of Study, Writing (Composition)
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Authoring Institution: Scottish Education Dept., Edinburgh.