ERIC Number: ED144000
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Reading Skills and Activities for the Adult.
Mack, Faite Royjier-Poncefonte
This book contains more than 200 one-page exercises designed to give adults practice in basic reading and handwriting skills. The exercises are arranged according to the areas with which they deal: visual discrimination; letter recognition; manuscript practice and sequence; script practice; numeral writing; initial consonants; final consonants; phonics definitions and rules; short vowels; long vowels; "y" as a vowel; regular double vowels; diphthongs and irregular double vowels; the sound of "s" as "z"; the sounds of "g,""k," and "c"; "r"-controlled vowels; blends; digraphs; silent consonants; and syllables. Other exercises provide practice for learning about days and months; punctuating the names of streets, cities, and states; dictionary skills; writing personal and business letters; reading recipes; reading instructions for home repair, home appliances, and automobiles; using general reference books and encyclopedias; and understanding traffic signs. (GW)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Grand Valley State Colleges, Allendale, MI.
Note: Sample forms removed due to copyright restrictions; composed by Community Reading Academy, National Right to Read Effort ; Best copy available