ERIC Number: ED098620
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
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Contemporary English in the Elementary School. Second Edition.
Tiedt, Iris M.; Tiedt, Sidney W.
This updated version reflects current concerns regarding preschool and elementary education and the acquisition of language by children. It suggests creative ways of teaching the language arts and bases them on educational research and theory. Chapters deal with "Teaching English,""Language Study,""The Young Child's Language,""Spelling and Reading English Words,""Wordplay,""Creativity and the Child,""Creative Writing,""Exploring Poetry,""The Listening Child,""Developing Oral Language,""Communicating through Writing,""Facilitating Reading,""Books and Children," and "Future Imperfect" (which explains methods teachers can use in preparing students for the future). A list of "Books to Investigate" follows each chapter. Other bibliographies are scattered throughout the volume. (RB)
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Elementary Education, English Instruction, Instructional Materials, Language Acquisition, Language Arts, Language Skills, Preschool Education, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 ($10.95 cloth)
Publication Type: Books
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