ERIC Number: ED364692
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Dec-1
Getting Hooked on Words.
Bollinger, Lucille; Sweeney, Dee
This learning module is intended to improve the spelling, reading, and writing skills of health care industry employees by enhancing their word usage skills. The module, which is designed to be presented in a 32-hour course of eight 2-hour biweekly sessions, is divided into two parts. The initial part emphasizes the development of new learning strategies for recognizing and using word patterns as an aide to spelling and vocabulary building, and the second part focuses on the ways words function to form phrases, clauses, and sentences. The first part of the module contains general and instructional introductions, a goal, abbreviated and detailed strategies for teaching spelling and vocabulary, and guidelines for teaching phonics patterns. Among the topics covered in the individual session outlines are recognition of various spelling patterns, use of dictionaries and their use, use of various parts of speech, Latin and Greek roots, and writing job descriptions. Each session outline includes some or all of the following: objective; list of required materials; list of activities and their allotted times; instructional materials in the form of text, word lists, charts, and/or diagrams; and learning activities. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Health Occupations, Language Skills, Language Usage, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Sentence Structure, Vocabulary, Vocabulary Skills, Workplace Literacy
Emily Griffith Opportunity School, 1250 Welton Street, Denver, CO 80204-2197 ($19.94).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Denver Public Schools, CO.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For related modules, see CE 065 177-181.