ERIC Number: ED145189
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Twenty Trades to Read About.
This workbook for vocational high school students with reading difficulties contains instructional materials on twenty different vocational areas. The introductory note indicates that it was written with as low a readibility level as was practical to enable the students to read as much as possible without interruption. The content is in twenty three- to four-page units, each one centering around a different occupational area. Each unit includes a short (one-page) reading selection describing the occupation and five written exercises relating to ten specific words taken from the selection. Unit titles are Auto Body, Auto Mechanics, Baking, Carpentry and Cabinetmaking, Electrical Trades, Fashion Design, Commercial Foods, Health Occupations, Ornamental Horticulture, Plumbing, Painting and Decorating, Machine Shop, Upholstery, Welding, Graphic Arts, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Commercial Art, Drafting, Cosmetology, and Diesel Mechanics. Lists of the vocabulary words, alphabetical and by unit, are appended. (EM)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Career Awareness, Content Area Reading, Instructional Materials, Occupations, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Secondary Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Workbooks
New Jersey Vocational-Technical Curriculum Laboratory, Building 4103, Kilmer Campus, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 ($2.50 plus postage)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Curriculum Lab.