ERIC Number: ED253871
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Gates to Learning: Communication Arts, School Year Handbook (1983-84), Grade 4. Revised Edition.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
Intended as a teacher reference tool, this handbook is designed to support and enhance a variety of fourth grade communication arts-reading programs. The first part of the handbook contains sections that define and describe each of the components required in preparing a comprehensive communication arts reading program. Specific sections provide the following: (1) a general outline for a communication arts reading lesson, (2) a newspaper lesson, (3) strategies for assessing personalized/individualized instruction, (4) ways to use sustained silent reading and oral reading, (5) suggestions for meshing test-taking skills with instruction, (6) ways to incorporate reading into the content areas, and (7) discussions of the classroom environment, parents as partners, homework, recordkeeping, projects, and writing. The second part of the handbook contains thematic units and daily lessons that illustrate the interrelationship of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Appendixes A through V provide additional activities and copies of assessment instruments. (FL)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Communication Skills, Content Area Reading, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Grade 4, Homework, Individualized Instruction, Integrated Activities, Intermediate Grades, Language Arts, Oral Reading, Parent Role, Reading Instruction, Silent Reading, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Test Wiseness, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
Note: For related documents, see CS 208 774-778. Appendix I is missing. Pages 153-159 of the document, which contained chapter on Weather Watching, were removed because of copyright restrictions.