ERIC Number: ED176224
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Reading Improvement Curriculum.
Lansing School District, MI.
This curriculum guide was developed to provide a consistent reading improvement curriculum throughout the Lansing, Michigan, adult education program. An introductory section contains a statement of the purpose of the program, its objectives and goals, student and teacher survey forms, general instructions and suggestions for using the teaching materials contained in the guide, a series of placement tests, and several posttests. This section is followed by three major reading improvement units each containing a series of teaching materials covering the following subjects: root words, prefixes, and suffixes; synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms; main ideas and topics; relationships; following directions; graphs, globes, and maps; spelling; context clues; finding the main idea; reading for details; dictionary skills; content area reading skills; fact or opinion; propaganda and advertising; how to read faster; how to use the library; literature; the world of fiction; the world of nonfiction; how to read magazines and newspapers; how to read poetry; and how to read a play. Each unit also includes a syllabus describing weekly assignments. A section of answer keys is included for tests and activities given in other sections and a final section lists references where additional activities can be found. (TJ)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lansing School District, MI.
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