ERIC Number: ED261342
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
20 Reading Activities. Primary English Notes (P.E.N.) 44.
Primary English Notes (P.E.N.), n44
Designed for use by elementary school teachers, this newsletter issue contains activities to help children acquire reading skills while handling various types of reading materials. Following a description of the shared book experience, an approach to teaching reading that incorporates modelling, recreational reading, and instructional reading, the newsletter outlines 20 activities that can be integrated into formal reading instruction. The activities are as follows: (1) make your own big books, (2) innovating on stories, (3) string sentences, (4) Directed Reading and Thinking Activity, (5) write your own adventure, (6) predicting with pictures, (7) retelling, (8) structured retelling, (9) spot the pronoun, (10) meet the people, (11) comparing stories, (12) recalling events, (13) recalling information, (14) brainstorming, (15) ReQuest, (16) finding a starting point, (17) read to answer the question, (18) making up the questions, (19) paired tutoring, and (20) the reading conference. (HOD)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Education, Language Skills, Learning Activities, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Recall (Psychology), Teaching Methods, Writing Skills
Primary English Teaching Association, P.O. Box 167, Rozelle, New South Wales 2039, Australia (Australian currency: $0.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Primary English Teaching Association, Rozelle (Australia).