ERIC Number: ED286204
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Recommended English Language Arts Curriculum Guides, K-12, 1987.
National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Developed by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Committee to Evaluate Curriculum Guides and Competency Requirements, this guide is intended to help teachers and administrators develop exemplary English language arts curricula. The first part of the booklet presents an annotated list of recommended curriculum guides representing a variety of curriculum frameworks and content units for reference use by schools and agencies in the process of developing or revising a curriculum. In addition to the 1987 list, annotations for curriculum guides recommended in 1985 and 1986 are included, as is information on grade level, on content aims and objectives, and on how to obtain the guide. The second part of the booklet contains revised criteria for planning and evaluating English language arts curriculum guides. These criteria are organized under the headings of philosophy, objectives, language, composition, reading, literature, media, organization, policies and procedures, and design. Information on how to obtain the recommended guides concludes the booklet. (SKC)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Evaluation Criteria, Language Arts, Resource Materials
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 39515-222, $2.25 member, $3.00 nonmember).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Note: For the 1986 edition, see ED 274 984.