ERIC Number: ED193624
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Promoting the Necessity to Read: A Guide for Instructors of the Disabled Reader in the Teaching of Survival Reading.
Welch, Jennifer S.
Designed to meet the needs of older nonreaders, this booklet provides teaching suggestions and classroom activities for functional or survival reading skills. The topics covered include using the telephone; figuring the cost of a purchase; following directions; survival vocabulary for public signs; vocabulary for the medicine chest; reading the fine print in newspapers, abbreviations, recipes, and when ordering by mail; and suggestions for promoting reading. (MKM)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adults, Basic Skills, Daily Living Skills, Functional Literacy, Functional Reading, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Word Lists
Alpine Publishing Co. of Montana, 3311 1/2 4th Ave. North, Billings, MT 59101 ($2.86 paperback, $6.36 cloth, 30% discount for 10 or more copies, paperback only)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A