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ERIC Number: ED108249
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Communication: A Language Arts Guide for Teachers K-7.
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Elementary Education.
The purposes of this guide are to further the concept of language arts as the communication of ideas, to view goals in terms of specific aspects of child growth in language, to suggest ways of working with children in the achievement of goals, to provide guidelines for developing local curriculum materials, to aid in the selection and use of instructional materials, and to serve as a resource for faculty groups and individual teachers. The contents consist of (1) statements of points of view on the elementary school, motivation for learning, language, literature, learning materials, standards, evaluation guidelines, and change; (2) outlines of objectives for young children and those in elementary grades; and (3) extensive suggestions for teachers relating to language skill development, language experiences, communication skills, literature for children, and various ways of helping children develop language arts skills. (JM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Elementary Education.