ERIC Number: ED158237
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Strategies in Teaching Reading: Secondary. Curriculum Series.
Shuman, R. Baird
The purpose of this book is to deal with pressing problems encountered by secondary teachers in teaching reading, through synthesizing pertinent research and suggesting classroom applications. Its 16 chapters deal with the following topics: the teen-aged nonreader; complicating factors in the teaching of reading; a school-wide attack on reading problems; how to establish an atmosphere for teaching reading; dialects and the teaching of reading; miscue analysis as a key to understanding reading problems; open-ended stories and basic reading skills; free reading in the high school English class; some reasons for oral reading; ways of building reading skills through vocabulary study; the value of publishing a classroom newspaper; an action learning approach to reading, grammar, and punctuation; a writing approach to high school reading; nonliterary types of reading used in everyday life; ways of helping the seriously disabled reader; and how to make reading assignments. (GW)
Descriptors: Dialects, Educational Problems, English Instruction, Grammar, Miscue Analysis, Oral Reading, Punctuation, Reading Assignments, Reading Difficulty, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Secondary Education, Silent Reading, Student Publications, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development, Writing (Composition)
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Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.