ERIC Number: ED253876
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Gates to Learning: Communication Arts, Summer '83, Grades 7/8. Revised Edition.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
Intended for use by teachers of seventh and eighth 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) suggested supplies, (3) writing activities, (4) a newspaper lesson, (5) a whole class reading/literature lesson, (6) suggestions for assessing for individualization, (7) a description of an individualized tutorial, and (8) suggestions for teaching word identification, using sustained silent reading, assigning homework, and improving 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: Communication Skills, Content Area Reading, Curriculum Development, Evaluation Methods, Grade 7, Grade 8, Individualized Instruction, Integrated Activities, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Oral Reading, Parent Role, Reading Instruction, Remedial Instruction, Silent Reading, 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 208 773-777. Pages 97-107 of the document, which contained chapter on Circulation of Blood, were removed because of copyright restrictions.