ERIC Number: ED245782
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Oral Language Program: An Activity Resource Guide. For Teachers, By Teachers: Head Start to Grade 6. The Best of BES--Basic Educational Skills Materials.
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.; Toppenish School District, WA.
Described in this manual are numerous skills-based oral language activities for Head Start and kindergarten children and for students in first through sixth grades. Activities are sequentially organized at four levels; all levels include activities in the areas of auditory discrimination, auditory memory, communication, syntax, description, and explanation. Comprehension, dramatization, storytelling/narration, and extension activities are provided for the second- through fourth-grade levels. In addition, elaboration activities are indicated for first- through third-grade levels, expansion activities are described for third- and fourth-grade levels, direction-following and conceptualization activities are provided for first- and second-grade levels, and labeling and narration activities are indicated for the first-grade level. Each activity sheet mentions the learning objective, procedures, evaluation criterion, and needed materials. The activities described have been designed for all students and are intended for use in large and small group instructional settings. It is also suggested that, with minimal modifications, they may be used in the bilingual classroom. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.; Toppenish School District, WA.