ERIC Number: ED134971
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Physical Education and Reading: A Winning Team.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
The purposes of this booklet are to acquaint physical education teachers with the meanings of some terms used in reading that are related to physical education, to acquaint physical education teachers with reading skills that can be taught or reinforced through physical education activities, to provide a source or model of such activities, and to assist reading teachers in relating reading skills to physical education. Suggested activities are grouped in the areas of readiness, comprehension, decoding, reference and study skills, and diagnosis. Examples of sensorimotor activities listed under readiness include locating parts of the body, balancing on one foot, skipping, and coordinating eye/hand and foot/eye movements. It is suggested that these activities be used by teachers in physical education and reading classes at all levels, to assist students in upgrading their reading skills. (MKM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.