ERIC Number: ED120999
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Pre-Kindergarten Prescriptive Teaching Program for Learning Disabled Children.
Fargo Public Schools, ND.
Presented is the pre-kindergarten prescriptive teaching program for learning disabled children including inventories and six instructional components: language arts, mathematics, science, health, motor skill development, and social experiences. Components consist of sequenced skills (identified as essential by kindergarten and first grade teachers) and learning packages, each consisting of behavioral objectives, performance criteria for each objective, a pre-post diagnostic test, and instructional experiences. The program also includes a screening test and language and math inventories intended to help the teacher assess each child's functioning at the beginning of the school year. Included in the general curriculum guide are a curriculum description and, instructions for testing and record keeping, and various forms such as inventory score sheets, daily lesson plans, and a pre-kindergarten progress report. Each instructional component is preceded by a listing of skills followed by the complete learning packages. Examples of skills included are the ability to follow simple directions (social), the ability to walk backwards (motor skills), awareness of germs and their effects (health), the ability to classify objects (science), the ability to discriminate sizes (math), and the ability to label colors (language arts). (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Fargo Public Schools, ND.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III