ERIC Number: ED098603
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Using the Newspaper to Teach the Disadvantaged Child.
Hawaii Newspaper Agency, Inc., Honolulu.
One of a series prepared by the Hawaii Newspaper Agency, this teaching guide offers suggestions on using the newspaper to teach the disadvantaged child communication and reading skills. The objectives are to acquaint students with the format and contents of the newspaper; to improve vocabulary and comprehension; to encourage students to write creatively and effectively; to create an atmosphere that will encourage students to read the newspaper; to prepare students for a positive involvement in American democracy; to develop in students the habit of reading the newspaper daily in order to be informed of events happening in their community, state, nation, and the world at large; and to help students learn how to recognize ambiguity. Also included are specific junior high and senior high classroom techniques as well as techniques to be used with special education classes. (SW)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Disadvantaged Youth, Newspapers, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Secondary School Students, Special Education, Student Motivation, Teaching Guides, Vocabulary Development, Writing Skills
Hawaii Newspaper Agency, 605 Kapiolani Boulevard, P.O. Box 3350, Honolulu, Hawaii 96801 (write for price)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Newspaper Agency, Inc., Honolulu.