ERIC Number: ED076997
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Classroom Practices in Teaching English, 1969-1970. Focus: Minorities: Communicating the Dream's Responsibility.
National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.
The 19 articles on teaching methods collected in this seventh report of the NCTE Committee on Classroom Practices focus on Afro-American ideas, communication, and teaching in megalopolis. Specific topics discussed include (1) the teaching of reading and writing to disadvantaged children, (2) the utilization of black authors and poets in literature courses, (3) slides, tapes, soul music, and "happenings" as techniques for motivating student writing, (4) a pilot core program designed to aid the disadvantaged student, (5) the replacement of textbooks by films, paperbacks, and mimeographed papers to provide relevant material in confronting contemporary social and economic problems, (6) placing an emphasis on Negro leaders in teaching disadvantaged second-grade children, and (7) play performance as a method of teaching literary drama to students for whom English is a second language. (This document previously announced as ED 033 947) (JM)
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Black Culture, Black Studies, Classroom Communication, Communication (Thought Transfer), Disadvantaged Youth, Drama, Educational Media, English Instruction, Literature Appreciation, Minority Groups, Poetry, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, United States Literature, Urban Education, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.