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ERIC Number: ED372292
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 50
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Parents, Children and Learning. A Family Literacy Curriculum To Support Parents of Children in Kindergarten and First Grade. Part One. Background Materials.
Don, Roslyn; Carty, Joanna
This document provides an overview of a family literacy demonstration project conducted to offer family literacy classes in three public schools in Philadelphia. The project was designed to help adults meet their own needs and to enable them to support their children's learning. The whole-language, learner-centered approach was used. Background materials included in this document include the following: description of the instructional model and the correspondence of instruction to the Philadelphia School District's kindergarten and first grade curricula (depicted in an extensive grid) and a bibliography listing 67 recommended children's books; 27 resources for parents and educators; 7 resources for educators, 15 resources related to adult themes; and 5 family literacy resources. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. for Literacy, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Literacy, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.