ERIC Number: ED253875
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Gates to Learning: Communication Arts, Summer '83, Grades 4/5. Revised Edition.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
Intended for use by teachers of fourth and fifth grade students assigned to a special summer program because they have not met the criteria for promotion, this handbook focuses on strategies by which real reading and its attendant language forms can be maximized within the context of summer and its built-in expectations. The first part of the handbook contains the following: (1) a general outline for an integrated communication arts class, (2) suggestions for supplies, (3) writing activities, (4) a newspaper lesson, (5) a whole class reading/literature lesson, (6) a means for assessing for individualization, (7) a description of an individualized tutorial, (8) techniques for teaching word identification, (9) ways to use sustained silent reading, and (10) discussions of homework and test-taking skills. The second part of the handbook contains daily and weekly lesson plans, and the appendixes provide additional activities and assessment instruments. (FL)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Communication Skills, Curriculum Development, Evaluation Methods, Grade 4, Grade 5, Individualized Instruction, Integrated Activities, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Parent Role, Reading Instruction, Remedial Instruction, Summer Programs, Teacher Role, 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.