ERIC Number: ED061192
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
A Resource Bulletin for Teachers of English: Grade Eight.
Baltimore County Public Schools, Towson, MD.
This document is a guide for the junior high school and is aimed at the average and above-average student in the regular English program. Objectives of the English program, among others, are: (1) to help pupils appreciate that language is the basis of all culture, (2) to provide opportunities in a natural setting for the practice of communication skills which will promote desirable human relationships and effective group participation, (3) to train in those language competencies which promote success in school, (4) to develop pupil motivation for greater proficiency in the use of language, (5) to teach pupils to listen attentively and analytically and to evaluate what they hear, (6) to give pupils a sense of security in the use of their native tongue, (7) to develop competence in those reading skills and appreciations necessary for the performance of school tasks, (8) to help pupils develop critical attitudes and standards in evaluating and choosing among books and periodicals, (9) to provide pupils with opportunities for creative expression on the level of their capacities and interests, and (10) to promote awareness and use of the cultural facilities in the metropolitan community. The present program presents major units for each grade, 7-9. (CK)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Attitudes, Bulletins, Communication Skills, Course Content, Cultural Enrichment, Educational Objectives, Educational Programs, English Curriculum, Environmental Influences, Evaluation, Grade 8, Junior High Schools, Motivation Techniques, Reading Skills, Resource Materials, Second Language Learning, Standards, Student Characteristics, Task Performance, Teachers, Teaching Guides
Baltimore County Board of Education, Towson, Maryland 21204 ($8.00)
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Authoring Institution: Baltimore County Public Schools, Towson, MD.