ERIC Number: ED197340
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
A Course of Study in English Language Arts for Kindergarten.
Rochester Public Schools, Minn.
This first in a series of seven related teaching guides that together outline a public school district's English language arts curriculum for kindergarten through grade six focuses on a course of study for kindergarten. The guide explains the district's overall philosophy and teaching goals and the philosophy behind the development of the curriculum that emphasizes the importance of language arts as a process that should be interwoven with every curriculum area. Also presented are a curriculum diagram, a scope and sequence chart, a summary of kindergarten skills and aims, and resources for the kindergarten teacher. The major part of the guide presents additional resources, activities, and teaching techniques that emphasize various concepts such as perception, listening, speaking, and writing. Extensive appendixes offer other resources, including a library program guide, suggestions for oral and written reports, lists of recommended films and books, and a selection of practices used by teachers in the district. (AEA)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Curriculum Guides, Developmental Programs, English Curriculum, Kindergarten, Language Arts, Primary Education, Resource Materials, Sequential Approach, Teaching Methods
Curriculum Office, Rochester Public Schools, Rochester, MN 55901 ($12.00; Contact Associate Superintendent for Instruction for information regarding purchase of quantities)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rochester Public Schools, Minn.
Note: For related documents see CS 205 579-584.