ERIC Number: ED193053
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Reading via Environment.
Lee County School District, Fort Myers, FL.
Described are over 100 activities designed to improve students' reading and writing skills by using the environment as a stimulus. The school, local community, family, and inner self serve as lesson topics. Learning strategies include word games, poetry, art projects, peer-produced mini-texts, and gardening. Also used are a word builder booklet and set of student reading cards, which can constitute complete lessons, supplementary lessons, or parts of other lessons. A graph for estimating reading level is provided so that teachers can adapt activities for students of different abilities. (WB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Office of Environment Education.
Authoring Institution: Lee County School District, Fort Myers, FL.