ERIC Number: ED355344
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Goodwill Literacy Tutor Handbook. Fifth Edition.
This handbook, developed in a Goodwill literacy program, leads tutors through the process of teaching reading and provides suggestions for learning activities, content, and reading materials. Introductory material includes literacy definition and statistics, commonly asked questions, quotations from students, and statistics on Goodwill Literacy students. The tutoring of reading process is presented in six steps: choosing material, prereading, reading, postreading, writing, and evaluation and planning. Throughout the steps, suggestions are made for presentations and activities. A section on word attack skills covers phonics, sight words, and word patterns. Ideas for games and breaks include using poetry, making lists, writing cinquains (five-line poems), and Cloze and comprehension activities. Computer uses and descriptions of appropriate software are provided. Principles and format for lesson planning and meeting with students are explained. The final section lists 27 suggested references for tutors. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Classroom Techniques, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Tutoring, Writing Instruction
Goodwill Literacy Adult Learning Center, 1400 South Lane Street, Seattle, WA 98144-2889 ($7.50 plus 15% shipping).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Goodwill Literacy Adult Learning Center, Seattle, WA.