ERIC Number: ED215322
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
The Improvement of Reading in the Secondary School.
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Curriculum Development.
Intended for reading curriculum designers and teachers, this manual presents suggestions for developing a balanced reading program at the junior and senior high school levels. The first section discusses the organization and administration of a secondary school reading program, including the essentials of a balanced program and the evaluation of reading development. The second section, on developmental reading, includes a discussion of reading readiness and a course description. The third section presents guidelines for adjusting instruction for academic differences, such as basic skills programs and reading for gifted and creative students. The subjects discussed in the content area reading section include social studies, mathematics, second languages, and business education. The appendixes contain the objective specifications of the Texas Assessment of Basic Skills in Reading, book selection aids, sources of diagnostic materials and addresses of professional organizations and publications, as well as a bibliography. (HTH)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Basic Skills, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Instruction, Reading Material Selection, Reading Programs, Secondary Education
Publications Distribution Office, Texas Education Agency, Division of Curriculum Development, 201 East 11th St., Austin, TX 78701 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Curriculum Development.