ERIC Number: ED093143
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Independent Activities for Accelerated Students: Individualized Reading Instruction for Students.
Rapides Parish School Board, Alexandria, LAa.
The teaching guide for use with accelerated elementary school students contains suggestions for independent reading activities, a list of independent reading books for beginning readers, and suggestions for creative activities. Stressed is the value of sharing enthusiasm about books to spur independent reading. Suggestions are given for talking about books, writing to share books, dramatizing books, using audiovisual aids, writing poetry, writing about oneself, making things as a result of a book, developing skills through books, reading newspapers and magazines, and using books with older children. Listed are approximately 400 books for independent reading by beginning readers. Examples of suggestions for creative activities provided include writing poetry about colors or nature, writing stories about topics such as "If I had the pouch of a kangaroo...", writing group stories or poems (for primary grades), writing a story in Indian picture writing, writing a biography, and using mood music to write about feelings. (DB)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rapides Parish School Board, Alexandria, LAa.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III