ERIC Number: ED260433
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Thinking through Language. Teacher Guide.
National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
One of three related documents produced in response to a need for direct instruction in thinking skills at the secondary level, this teaching guide for Book One and Book Two of "Thinking Through Language" is intended for junior or senior high school English teachers. The guide contains an introduction and summaries of Book One and Book Two, followed by the two main sections, each corresponding to one of the books. Both sections begin with an outline or instructional overview, which lists the cognitive fields, objectives, and typical activities involved for each unit. The first section contains instructional information about the four units in Book One: experiencing the arts, exploring possibilities, investigating the issues, and probing the future. The second section contains instructional information about the four units in Book Two: perception, relationships and connections, problem solving, and the creative imagination. Teacher resources and bibliographies are included. (EL)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Association (Psychology), Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Conflict Resolution, Convergent Thinking, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Educational Theories, High Schools, Intellectual Development, Intuition, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Language Processing, Logical Thinking, Perception, Perceptual Development, Problem Solving, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 50152, $3.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
Note: For Books One and Two, see CS 209 222-223.