ERIC Number: ED253873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Gates to Learning: Communication Arts, School Year Handbook (1983-84), Grade 7. 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 seventh 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 class, (2) a newspaper lesson, (3) strategies for assessing personalized/individualized instruction, (4) ways to use sustained silent reading and oral reading, (5) ways to incorporate reading into the content areas, (6) suggestions for meshing test-taking skills with instruction, and (7) discussions of the classroom environment, parents as partners, homework, recordkeeping, and projects. The second section of the handbook contains lesson plans and thematic units that employ a number of approaches to the communication arts. Appendixes provide additional activities and copies of assessment instruments. (FL)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Communication Skills, Content Area Reading, Curriculum Development, Evaluation Methods, Grade 7, Individualized Instruction, Integrated Activities, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Parent Role, Reading Instruction, 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.