ERIC Number: ED252846
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
English/Reading Instructional Course Outline for Grade 6 in the Junior High School. Publication No. SC-842.
Los Angeles Unified School District, CA.
Emphasizing that both process (the "how" of language arts and operations) and content (the "what" of curriculum) must be considered in the development of language arts programs, this guide provides an integrated English/reading core curriculum for sixth grade students in a culturally and economically diverse urban school district. Various sections of the guide contain (1) a statement of philosophy; (2) a list of teacher repsonsibilities in implementing the curriculum; (3) lists of skills objectives for reading, listening, speaking, and writing; (4) instructions for using the skills objectives; (5) sample lesson plans; (6) the essential skills to be covered; (7) guidelines for the assignment of homework; (8) evaluation procedures; (9) suggestions for teaching test taking skills; (10) lists of the intellectual characteristics of sixth grade students; (11) tips for parents who want to help reinforce the skills; and (12) a list of resources needed. The section of the guide containing essential skills to be covered is divided into thematic units ranging from six to ten weeks in length, each focusing on a literary genre. (FL)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Grade 6, Integrated Curriculum, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Listening Skills, Literature Appreciation, Reading Skills, Skill Development, Speech Skills, Teacher Role, Writing Skills
Los Angeles Unified School District, Instructional Publications Unit, Room G-390, 450 North Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012 ($2.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles Unified School District, CA.