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ERIC Number: ED080941
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 449
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Corrective Reading. Second Edition.
Zintz, Miles V.
This book is primarily for the in-service teacher and discusses specific practices required in corrective reading. Some of the chapters and topics include: "Appraising Reading Problems in the Classroom," which discusses steps in remedial reading, the teacher's role, causes of reading failure, characteristics of a good reading program, and the nature of classroom work in corrective reading; "Evaluating Oral and Silent Reading," which looks at silent reading, the cloze procedure, reversals, reading levels, and suggested activities; "Scheduling Time for Corrective Reading Instruction," which discusses the unit method, mechanical equipment, organizing the school day, and case studies; "Teaching the Language-Handicapped Child," which includes language problems of black children and linguistics; "Additional Data Needed for Further Diagnosis," which discusses interest inventories, sociograms, general alertness, and personality inventories; "Attitudes of Teachers toward Students Who Fail," which looks at acceptance, teacher attitudes, and differences in pupil ability; and "Specific Learning Disability," which discusses psychoneurological problems, visual motor exercises, and unusual behaviors. (WR)
Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers, 2460 Kerper Blvd., Dubuque, Iowa 52001 ($7.95 cloth)
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