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ERIC Number: ED249512
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide to Integrating Language Arts.
Christensen, Linda, Ed.; And Others
Two model programs for integrating the language arts and specific lessons that integrate language arts activities for kindergarten through grade 12 are described in this booklet. The two programs are (1) the New Brunswick Comprehensive Reading/Language Arts Program, which has five critical experiences as the core of the program: sustained silent reading, oral and written composing, reading aloud to children, responding to literature, and investigating and mastering basic skills; and (2) the Wisconsin Writing Project, which provides a process model of writing for unifying the language arts through composition. The descriptions of integrated language arts activities include those for webbing (i.e., mapping a variety of experiences that are related to one theme, topic, book, or concept), television viewing, news reporting, and creative dramatics. The booklet concludes with teaching strategies and activities for integrating listening into the language arts. (HOD)
Descriptors: Creative Dramatics, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, Integrated Activities, Integrated Curriculum, Language Arts, Listening, News Reporting, Silent Reading, Teaching Methods, Television Viewing, Writing (Composition), Writing Processes
Wisconsin Writing Project, 556c Teacher Education Building, University of Wisconsin, 225 North Mills St., Madison, WI 53706 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.; Wisconsin Improvement Program, Madison.; Wisconsin Univ., Madison, Univ. Extension.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. School of Education.