ERIC Number: ED253872
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Gates to Learning: Communication Arts, School Year Handbook (1983-84), Grade 5 Extension. Experimental.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
Designed as a guide for remedial teachers, this handbook offers strategies for imparting standard fifth grade curriculum content, even as students are improving their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. The first part of the handbook contains (1) guidelines for teacher planning and for using assessment for instructional planning; (2) descriptions of a whole-class reading lesson, word banks, brainstorming, a small-group individualized tutorial, and ways to improve test taking skills through instruction; and (3) tips for using the library and trade books, a newspaper lesson, sustained silent reading, homework, and various forms of writing. The second part contains nine instructional modules, each of which consists of a series of related lessons based on a single theme or topic. Appendixes contain supplementary activities and assessment instruments. (FL)
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Childhood Interests, Classroom Environment, Communication Skills, Content Area Reading, Curriculum Development, Grade 5, Individualized Instruction, Integrated Activities, Intermediate Grades, Language Arts, Listening Skills, Oral Reading, Parent Role, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Remedial Reading, Self Concept, Silent Reading, Speech Skills, Teacher Role, Test Wiseness, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
Note: For related documents, see CS 208 773-778.