ERIC Number: ED098522
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Reading Centres in Secondary Schools--A Guide; Contact 2.
South Australia Education Dept., Adelaide.
In this guide, the various factors necessary in a secondary level reading center are discussed in two sections. "Testing and Diagnosis" explores group screening tests, reading tests, student selection, diagnostic testing, the basic skills list, the Informal Reading Inventory, and posttesting. "Methods and Motivation" covers student motivation, teaching methods, physical atmosphere, timetables both within the school and within the center, the program basis (including decoding and comprehension difficulties and survival skills), individualized instruction, additional teaching suggestions, and evaluation. Eight appendixes consist of basic resources, "The Basic Skills Check List,""The Informal Reading Inventory" (including a copy of the test), "The Individual Record Sheet,""Public Relations in Preparing for the Program," a bibliography, an example of a teacher program, and an explanation of Silent Sustained Reading. (JM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Australia Education Dept., Adelaide.