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ERIC Number: ED072415
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 51
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Guidebook for the Volunteer Reading Teacher.
Sleisenger, Lenore
This booklet is intended for the volunteer reading teacher who may not be familiar with methods for teaching reading, the materials available, or the unique needs of the disadvantaged child. Chapter 1, "Children, Reading, and You," clarifies the goals of the volunteer and explains some of the students' needs. Chapter 2, "The First Meeting," outlines a procedure for the volunteer to acquaint himself with the intended student(s). Chapter 3, "Some Suggested Activities," provides some ideas for activities connected with reading that will enhance the effectiveness of the reading program. Chapter 4, "Methods and Materials," offers information on word lists, phonics, and teaching methods for word recognition skills, vocabulary development, and reading comprehension. Chapter 5, "Helping Children to Read with Understanding," offers lists of available games, workbooks, and reading materials appropriate for the child. Chapter 6, "Appropriate Books for Remedial Teaching," suggests controlled vocabulary series and helpful bibliographies. Finally, Chapter 7, "Evaluation and Referral," offers guidelines for deciding when to refer children for professional help and suggestions for places the volunteer can turn to in his own community. (HS)
Teachers College Press, Bureau of Publications, Columbia Univ., 1234 Amsterdam Ave., N.Y., N.Y. 10027 ($1.50)
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