ERIC Number: ED070939
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jan
Reference Count: 0
The Newspaper: Food for Thought at the Breakfast Table and in the Classroom of Adult Education.
Patrenella, Luke L., Jr., Comp.
A comprehensive guide on using a newspaper to teach adults in adult and continuing education programs, this publication is a direct result of a Newspaper in the Classroom Production Workshop held in Huntsville, Texas in 1970, and attended by 18 teachers of adult and continuing education. The sections of this teaching guide are as follows: Section One: A Treasure of Reasons the Newspaper in the Classroom Idea Belongs in the Classroom of Adult and Continuing Education (The Newspaper in the Classroom: Just How New Is It?; Benefits of Using the Newspaper to Teach Undereducated Adults; and Suggestions Teachers May Use to Improve Newspaper Reading Skills and Habits of Students); Section Two: A Treasury of Newspaper in the Classroom Lesson Plans Prepared by and for Teachers in Adult and Continuing Education (Lesson Plans; The Front Page; The Five W's and H; The Personal Interview; The Editorial Page; The Comic Strips; The Weather; Mathematics; Propaganda; and The Continuing Story); Section Three: And What about "Your" Newspaper in the Classroom Workshop (Program for the Workshop; YOUR Workshop IS Newsworthy; And What about YOUR Workshop?; Handouts and Reprints; Supply and Demand; and Hints for the Taking); and Section Four: Late Editions (Newspaperese; and -30-). A three-part bibliography contains (1) Lists of Newspapers, (2) Sources of Newspaper in the Classroom and/or Related Materials, and (3) an Annotated Bibliography of Available Newspaper in the Classroom Materials. (DB)
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Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Adult and Continuing Education.