ERIC Number: ED086963
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Reading is Only the Tiger's Tail.
McCracken, Robert A.; McCracken, Marlene J.
This teacher's guide describes an elementary reading program with specific teaching suggestions which are based upon empirical evidence regarding effective practices. It includes suggestions and techniques for developing a positive attitude toward reading, and samples of student's drawings and writings illustrate learning in the program. Chapters include: "Children's Books and the Teaching of Reading,""Thinking and Communicating,""Awareness of Sound,""Developing Independent Authorship,""Silent Reading and Discussion," and "Success of the Program." (RB)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Books, Childrens Literature, Communication (Thought Transfer), Elementary Education, Language Acquisition, Language Arts, Language Skills, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Programs, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Leswing Communications Inc., 750 Adrian Way, San Rafael, Calif. 94903 ($5.95 paper)
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