ERIC Number: ED274873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Communications Skills I. Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Using a Newspaper.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.
This student workbook contains instructional units dealing with developing reading, writing, and listening skills and using a newspaper. Addressed in the unit on reading and writing skills are finding main ideas; mastering reading attack skills; improving memory skills; learning words from context; skimming; developing vocabulary; improving study skills and habits; writing letters of inquiry, thank you letters, and letters of application for employment; and completing forms. The unit on listening skills deals with learning to listen and evaluating listening skills. Covered in the unit on using a newspaper are the purpose, format, and parts of a newspaper; newspaper reporters; front pages; editorials and columns; display and classified advertisements; comic strips; vital statistics; and suggestions for teachers concerning supplementary activities. Each unit includes some or all of the following: an introduction, a list of skills that students will have mastered after completing the unit, a unit outline, vocabulary exercises, and passages of instructional text with related student activities. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.
Note: For book II, see CE 045 333.