ERIC Number: ED396255
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Yes, There Is Magic in Literature--But Is There an "Mmmm" Sound in Magic? Instructional Resource No. 27.
Price, Debra; And Others
Concerns have been expressed both in the popular press and in the professional literature regarding skills instruction and the literature-based movement. There is a growing perception that direct instruction in "basic" skills is discouraged within a literature-based philosophy. This booklet challenges this perception as a myth through the inspection of skills instruction in a first-grade classroom by a teacher who is deeply immersed and committed to a literature-based instructional teachers, learners, males, females, Engliah-as-a-Second-Language successful in developing students' control over the convention of print and independence in reading through explicit and direct instruction. (Author/RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Reading Research Center, Athens, GA.; National Reading Research Center, College Park, MD.