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ERIC Number: ED054132
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
Pages: 250
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Reference Count: 0
Guide to the Teaching of Reading in the Junior High School, Grades 6-8.
McKee, Alma K., Ed.
GRADES OR AGES: Grades 6-8. SUBJECT MATTER: Reading. ORGANIZATION AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: The guide is divided into seven color-coded sections covering program organization, diagnosis, basic skills, advanced skills, reading taste, spelling, and material selection. It is mimeographed and spiral-bound with a paper cover. OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES: The guide contains detailed descriptions of numerous activities to improve reading skills at remedial, regular, and advanced levels. Although some mention is made of literature, the main emphasis is on reading in content areas such as social studies and mathematics. No specific objectives are mentioned. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Each section contains a short list of teacher and student references. In addition, the last section contains a list of materials at three levels of difficulty with descriptions and suggestions for use. The section on reading taste also contains a list of old and new "classics." STUDENT ASSESSMENT: The guide gives heavy emphasis to diagnostic testing. It includes guidelines for devising tests, suggestions for administering tests, lists of standardized tests, and several short tests and reading progress inventories. [Not available in hardcopy due to marginal legibility of original document.] (RT)
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Authoring Institution: Naperville Public Schools, IL.