ERIC Number: ED112364
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
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Good Reading for the Disadvantaged Reader. Multi-Ethnic Resources.
Spache, George D.
The focus of this book is on improving reading instruction among disadvantaged minority groups through the language experience approach. Four chapters contain discussions of self-concept, the growth of self-concept, reading instruction and the disadvantaged, and adult literacy. The other 16 chapters consist of bibliographies on the heritage of black Americans--from Africa and other countries; the American heritage of the black American; the black American today; the American Indian background and history; the American Indian today; the Eskimo and Alaska; inner city life; Mexican-American and migrant workers; orientals; Puerto Ricans; social science; reading improvement; materials for instructional units in art, music, literature, and human relations among minority groups; audiovisual resources; professional resources; and materials for basic education of adult illiterates and school dropouts. Appendixes include an author and title index, a title and author index, and lists of publishers' names and addresses. (JM)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Annotated Bibliographies, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Experience Approach, Minority Groups, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Self Concept
Garrard Publishing Company, 1607 N. Market, Champaign, Illinois 61820 ($5.75 paper)
Publication Type: Books
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