ERIC Number: ED073427
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Literature and Learning to Read. Proceedings of the Annual Reading Conference of the Curriculum Research and Development Center, Indiana State Univ. (2nd, Terre Haute, June 21-22, 1972).
Indiana State Univ., Terre Haute. Curriculum Research and Development Center.
The papers for this proceeding reveal a variety of techniques and ideas for enhancing reading through literature. Lyman C. Hunt in "Literature and Learning to Read" discusses beginning reading instruction and some mistakes teachers commonly make, and reminds teachers that the primary objective should be to encourage reading and help the student realize self-improvement. Jean B. Sanders in "Black Literature for Children and Adolescents" encourages the use of good juvenile books with black characters. Elizabeth Weller in "To Each His Own Book" urges teachers to help children find reading materials based on their own choice and taste. Patricia M. Brown in "From Games to Books" discusses the use of reading games designed to help children overcome their reading problems. Francis I. Williams in "Uptight: Competition Time" discusses how to help students become "book-curious." Louise P. Clark in "How Rich Is Their Reading?" discusses the art of critical reading. Bernice J. Mayhew in "Book Making for Budding Authors" describes in detail how children can publish their own books. Finally, Harriet W. Ehrlich in "Creative Dramatics in the Language Arts Curriculum" suggests the establishment of an atmosphere that nurtures creativity and imaginative thinking. (HS)
Descriptors: Black Literature, Creative Dramatics, Critical Reading, Individual Needs, Literature, Literature Appreciation, Reading Games, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Student Developed Materials, Student Motivation, Teaching Methods
Curriculum Research and Development Center, Jamison Hall, School of Education, Indiana State Univ., Terre Haute, Indiana 47809 ($1.00)
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Authoring Institution: Indiana State Univ., Terre Haute. Curriculum Research and Development Center.