ERIC Number: ED101330
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
For Reluctant Readers.
Fidell, Jeannette A.; Horn, Valerie
The eleven lesson plans outlined in this booklet are designed to stimulate and challenge both underachievers and reluctant readers by helping them learn to read "The New York Times." The lesson plans include the following: exercises in vocabulary enrichment; exercises for developing dictionary skills; topics for oral reports; topics for written composition and letter writing; suggestions for research; exercises in finding the main idea; exercises in drawing inferences; exercises in critical analysis; suggestions for homework assignments; suggestions for committee work, bulletin board displays, and scrap books; and word lists for spelling. Titles of the lessons are "A Picture Reading Lesson,""A News Story,""A Follow-Up to a News Story,""A Human Interest Story,""An Interview,""A Movie Review,""Follow-Up Story on Same Topic as Movie Review,""Man or Woman in the News,""Lesson on Classified Advertisements,""A Feature Story," and "A Quotation of the Day, a Picture, and a Cartoon on the Same Topic." (JM)
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Dictionaries, Directed Reading Activity, Learning Activities, Newspapers, Reading Development, Reading Habits, Reading Skills, Spelling, Underachievement, Vocabulary Skills, Writing (Composition)
The New York Times, 229 West 43rd Street, New York, New York 10036 (Free to schools subscribing to the New York Times)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York Times Co., NY.