ERIC Number: ED244091
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Learning to Read and Write the Automotive Way.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Vocational Education.; California State Univ., Los Angeles. Dept. of Industrial Studies.
This curriculum guide, one of 15 volumes written for field test use with educationally disadvantaged industrial education students needing additional instruction in the basic skill areas, deals with helping students develop basic reading and writing skills while studying auto mechanics. Addressed in the individual units of the guide are the following topics: developing vocabulary and spelling skills, using the library, understanding technical vocabulary in context, and mastering writing and composition skills. Each unit contains some or all of the following: a discussion of the major concepts of the technique being covered, instructions to the teacher concerning the use of the given technique, suggested related activities, student instructions, a student assignment, supplemental activities, and one or more worksheets. A basic skills checklist and a basic skills verification form are also provided to assist teachers in identifying those students who require additional help with basic skills. (MN)
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Content Area Reading, Educationally Disadvantaged, Field Tests, Industrial Arts, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Puzzles, Reading Skills, Safety, Secondary Education, Shop Curriculum, Skill Development, Spelling, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocabulary Development, Writing Skills
VOICE, California Dept. of Education, 721 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Vocational Education.; California State Univ., Los Angeles. Dept. of Industrial Studies.
Note: For related documents, see CE 038 923-933. Developed by the Educationally Disadvantaged Committee, Industrial Education InService Project.