ERIC Number: ED261414
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
The Helping Book: Fourth Grade. For Parents of ECIA, Chapter 1. Bulletin 1709.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.
Intended for parents of fourth grade children who are participating in Chapter 1 programs that support basic skills education, the learning activities in this booklet give children practice with reading and writing. Among the language skills covered in the activities are (1) vocabulary (in context, synonyms, antonyms, homophones, homographs, pronoun reference), (2) phonetic analysis (three letter blends and vowels followed by "r"), (3) structural analysis (root words, contractions, irregular plurals, possessives, prefixes, and suffixes), (4) comprehension (story details, topic sentences, predicting outcomes, drawing conclusions, cause and effect, inference, fact and opinion, and character traits), (5) study skills (alphabetizing and locating information), and (6) writing skills (spelling and punctuation). The booklet also provides answer keys for the suggested activities. (HOD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Consolidation Improvement Act Chapter 1