ERIC Number: ED145444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Reading and the English Teacher.
Matthews, Dorothy, Ed.
Illinois English Bulletin, v65 n1 Entire Issue Fall 1977
In this issue, articles deal with various aspects of the relationship between reading and the English teacher. Titles include "Literary Humor" by Wilmer Lamar and "200 Adolescent Novels Worth Reading" by Ken Donelson; both suggest reading materials. Practical teaching tips are provided in "Comprehension Is Comprehension, Is . . ." by Jerry Walker, "Assessing Literature-Related Reading Skills" by Nancy Galen, "Readability Works for the Classroom Teacher" by Jerry L. Johns and John Adams, and "Personalizing a Reading Vocabulary" by Russell W. Jones, Jr. Discussions of programs that worked are "A Coordinated Course in English and Reading" by Kay Jacob, "Good Luck with a Unified Reading Program" by William R. Cantrall, and "Buddy and Reading" by G. Ray Musgrave (this last article is a description of how to motivate students who need remedial reading instruction). (KS)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Humor, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literature Appreciation, Readability, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Skills, Remedial Reading, Student Motivation, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Association of Teachers of English, Urbana.
Note: The Illinois Association of Teachers of English is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English