ERIC Number: ED225986
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
A Home Economics Teachers' Primer to Reading. Supplemental Material for RDG 467, RDG 480, RDG 507 and RDG 544.
Parrish, Berta, Ed.; And Others
This primer was developed to help secondary school home economics teachers to encourage and promote reading in their curricular programs. Guidelines and suggestions are offered on ways teachers can stimulate student reading by capitalizing on student interests and on ways teachers can reinforce vocabulary and comprehension skills. The manual's first section introduces the idea of teaching reading skills in home economics classes. Other sections include: (1) evaluating the reading abilities, interest, and attitudes of students; (2) selecting appropriate instructional materials; (3) vocabulary improvement techniques; (4) reading comprehension improvement techniques; (5) techniques to improve study skills; (6) techniques to stimulate reading; (7) a bibliography of books and articles related to reading; and (8) an appendix featuring a sewing glossary. (CJ)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Univ., Tempe. Coll. of Education.