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ERIC Number: ED154332
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 114
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Learning to Read and Reading to Learn: An Approach to a System of Literacy Instruction.
Singh, Sohan
A comprehensive system of literacy instruction is outlined in this monograph. The system involves two stages--learning to read and reading to learn (reading to get information from printed materials)--which are integrated through two overlapping teaching spirals organized around a chosen subject matter theme. The nine chapters of the monograph provide an introduction to the system and discuss the following topics: the integration of subject matter with literacy training; the development of subject matter content for literacy courses; the teaching of reading, writing, and arithmetic in the first spiral; the role of the workbook and the instructor's guide in literacy instruction; literacy training in the second spiral, in which reading to learn is stressed; and the problems of evaluating instructional materials for a literacy program. (GW)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
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Authoring Institution: International Inst. for Adult Literacy Methods, Teheran (Iran).
Note: Part of the "Literature in Development: A Series of Training Monographs"