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ERIC Number: ED106866
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 445
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Teaching Elementary Language Arts.
Rubin, Dorothy
This book is designed as an aid to teaching the elementary language arts. In part one. "Foundation of Language Arts," the language arts program is introduced and defined, the duties of the language arts teacher are described, various influences affecting students' performance in the language arts program are defined, the understanding of language and concept development in children are discussed, and ways to develop creativity in the language arts program are described. In part two, "The Evaluation Process in the Language Arts Program," the evaluative process and the curriculum, evaluation of student performance and progress, and evaluation of teachers are discussed. Part three, "The Subject Matter of the Language Arts," contains discussions of aural responsiveness and listening, speech improvement, selected areas of reading related to the language arts, creative communication through children's literature, written expression as a creative act, gaining proficiency in spelling, gaining skill in handwriting, and word usage and grammar. The epilogue contains games and gamelike activities, readability formulas, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. (TS)
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc., 383 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10017 ($10.95 cloth)
Publication Type: Books
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