ERIC Number: ED240051
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Ideas for Learning Centers. Third and Fourth Grade.
Collinwood, Gerry E., Comp.; Hazen, Frances, Comp.
Designed for elementary school teachers, the document presents a compilation of sample dittos, models, checklists, and creative ideas for implementing learning centers in the elementary school classroom. Separate sections provide the following: (1) a description of the purpose and types of learning centers, (2) a beginning classroom management system, (3) a classroom organization format, (4) suggestions for an optimal reading program for "non-achievers" and "underachievers," (5) a model of a 5-day program for low-achievers in reading, (6) two teacher checklists for teaching reading and language arts, (7) suggestions for teaching the below-level reader, (8) directions for creating a skills box, and (9) ideas and activities for implementing a paired reading station and a spelling center. The majority of the document presents 20 student activity worksheets to be used in a library learning center. The final section presents additional suggestions for reading and math games, activities, worksheets, and student record-keeping. (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kings County Superintendent of Schools, Hansford, CA. Curriculum Services Dept.