ERIC Number: ED259298
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Wichita Reading Handbook. USD No. 259.
Wichita Public Schools, KS. Curriculum Services Div.
Designed for teachers, administrators, and supervisory personnel for use in planning, developing, and evaluating reading programs, this curriculum guide has been prepared to describe significant features of the classroom reading program for teaching reading from kindergarten through eighth grade. Following a general introduction are 9 sections containing information about the following: (1) the four specific skills involved in the reading process,(2) the Wichita management system, (3) diagnostic-prescriptive teaching, (4) reading skills checklists for kindergarten through eighth grade, (5) grouping for reading, (6) directed reading activity, (7) reading instruction in content areas, (8) sample activities (color coded) designed to reinforce the skills involved in the reading process, and (9) parental involvement in the reading program. Appendixes contain testing instruments used in the program. (EL)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Context Clues, Course Content, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Individualized Reading, Phonics, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Strategies, Reading Tests, Skill Development, Study Skills, Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary Skills, Word Study Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wichita Public Schools, KS. Curriculum Services Div.