ERIC Number: ED092862
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: N/A
Elementary and Middle School Reading Program.
Avon Public Schools, CT.
The purpose of this guide is to acquaint teachers with Avon's Nongraded Program and to make available to them a comprehensive set of guidelines relative to the concept of nongradedness and its subsequent implementation. The contents include a listing of the national sequence of change in elementary school organization, a discussion of the local processes of change in an elementary school organization, a comparison of graded and nongraded structures, questions and answers on Avon's nongraded program, a discussion of the general structure and implementation of reading in Avon's nongraded program, a physical readiness checklist, a social readiness checklist, informal reading inventories for 23 levels, suggestions for conducting parent-teacher conferences, suggestions for reporting to parents, examples of progress reports for kindergarten children, progress reports for primary children, examples of reporting intermediate students' progress, an example of a letter to be used for transfer of students to other school districts, a summary, and a glossary of reading terms. (WR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classes (Groups of Students), Continuous Progress Plan, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Informal Reading Inventories, Junior High Schools, Kindergarten, Nongraded Instructional Grouping, Parent Teacher Conferences, Reading, Reading Ability, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Skills, Teaching Guides
Business Office, Avon Public Schools, 34 Simsbury Road, Avon, Connecticut 06001 ($5.50, Make checks payable to Avon Publishing Account)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Avon Public Schools, CT.