ERIC Number: ED080941
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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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)
Descriptors: Etiology, Oral Reading, Readability, Readiness, Reading, Reading Achievement, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Failure, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Skills, Remedial Reading, Silent Reading
Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers, 2460 Kerper Blvd., Dubuque, Iowa 52001 ($7.95 cloth)
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