ERIC Number: ED099795
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Living Language through Creative Reading; Proceedings of the Annual Reading Conference (4th, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, June 13-14, 1974).
Waterman, David C., Ed.; Gibbs, Vanita M., Ed.
These proceedings are published primarily for the purpose of helping teachers to improve their reading instruction. The contents include "Official Program"; "I Wish Children Literature" by Lee Bennett Hopkins, which discusses the importance of providing children with good reading materials; "Black English and Reading" by Ronald W. Bruton, which examines dialect interference from both a structural and a functional standpoint and reaches conclusions based on current literature in education and linguistics; "A Strategy for Developing Fluency in Intermediate Vocabulary" by Loran Braught, which suggests some techniques for teaching vocabulary; "Individualizing Language through Creative Beginnings" by Raynelda B. White, which discusses the structure and initiation of an individualized language program for pre-first grade children; "Mathematics as a Language" by William J. Linville, which looks at the integration of language with mathematics; "The Poem as Play, Puzzle, Performance" by James S. Mullican, which discusses poetry in the secondary classroom; "S.C.O.O.P.--Learning Centers Encourage Reading for Living" by Marilyn Brummett and Caroline Cass, which discusses the use of learning centers to develop individualized instruction; and "To Kiss a Frog" by Helen Coe, which discusses the development of the total child. (WR)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Conference Reports, Language Arts, Reading, Reading Development, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Teaching Methods
Charles D. Hopkins, Director, Curriculum Research and Development Center, 113 Jamison Hall, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Univ., Terre Haute. Curriculum Research and Development Center.