ERIC Number: ED385737
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Curriculum for the Adult Beginning Reader. 0-3 Reading Level.
Carnes, Sandy; And Others
This curriculum offers an eclectic, multisensorial, holistic, and flexible approach to reading. Sections I and II are an introduction and information on using the curriculum. Section III offers strategies for working with adults. Section IV describes means of formal and informal assessment of the learner. Section V presents an overview of ways reading is usually taught. Section VI delineates recommended objectives at each level in the following areas: vocabulary development, structural analysis, phonic analysis, comprehension development, and writing development. For each objective, at least one corresponding activity is provided in Section VII, which serves as a practical guide for instruction. Section VIII illustrates how the teacher might integrate the program through sample lesson plans. Appendixes include the following: lists of sight words, including frequently used words and safety and travel words; a guide to appropriate published materials for the beginning reader, including basic textbooks and supplemental materials; a list of commercial testing instruments and inventories used for adult basic readers. Contains a list of 12 references. An addendum to the curriculum, Technological Aids in the Adult Beginning Reader Classroom, describes types of technology, summarizes research findings on the advantages and disadvantages of technology, and discusses making purchasing decisions for hardware and software and implementing technology into the curriculum. Its appendix includes an annotated list of 55 selected technology items with a list of publishers and vendors. Contains 27 references. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Beginning Reading, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers, Courseware, Curriculum Guides, Educational Technology, Functional Reading, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Reading Instruction, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Division of Applied Technology and Adult Education, Florida Dept. of Education, Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Adult/Community Education.
Authoring Institution: Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, FL.