ERIC Number: ED101331
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Introduction to a Good Reading Habit.
New York Times Co., NY.
The purpose of the project outlined in this booklet is to enable upper elementary students to become familiar with the various departments of "The New York Times," to cope with headlines and lead paragraphs, and to develop a genuine interest in an adult newspaper. A general outline of the project by the teacher is provided, followed by 20 lesson plans arranged in increasing degrees of difficulty and designed to increase the student's curiosity. Topics of the plans are the news summary and index, circulation, headlines, pictures, sports, literature and the arts, radio and television, the women's page, the "Man in the News" and obituaries, advertising, gathering the news, the magic of communication, editing the news (in two parts), financial and business news, the editorial page, comparing newspapers, the role of newspapers, a class newspaper, and review. (JM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Education, Grade 5, Grade 6, Newspapers, Reading Habits, Reading Improvement, Reading Interests, Reading Skills
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.