ERIC Number: ED328724
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
New Words Digest, Fall 1989-Summer 1990.
New Words Digest, Fall-Sum 1989-90
This document consists of the four issues of the first annual volume of a quarterly magazine for new adult readers. It is aimed at adults reading at the fourth- to eighth-grade level. The magazine is designed to be self-motivating to the new reader or the learning disabled. Phonetic helps are provided for those words that do not conform to typical English spelling. Concepts are explained in context. Entertaining stories or stories of topical interest as well as recipes and puzzles are also included to build and reinforce vocabulary. In addition, the magazine provides information for everyday living. Regular columns include "Jobs Today,""Family Living,""Your Money," and "Dear Dr. Dean." Representative topics are diet and health, stress, worry, sports, finding information, family life, and goal setting. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Daily Living Skills, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Literacy Education, Periodicals, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Recreational Reading
New Words Digest, P.O. Box 6276, Bakersfield, CA 93386-6276 (published quarterly; $12.95/year).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Words Digest, Bakersfield, CA.