ERIC Number: ED451487
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Worm Painting and 44 More Hands-On Language Arts Activities for the Primary Grades.
Belk, E. Jo Ann; Thompson, Richard A.
This book contains hands-on language arts activities for K-3 children. Activities in the book help develop skills in the six language arts while continually reinforcing how much fun learning can be. The book's teacher-friendly format breaks down each activity into the following components: objectives, materials, preparation, procedure, summary, assessment, and enrichment. The book features 45 learning activities grouped as follows: Part One-Improving Reading Comprehension and Word Identification Skills; Part Two-Developing Writing Skills; Part Three-Building Oral Communication Skills; Part Four-Developing Listening Skills; Part Five-Developing the Art of Viewing; Part Six-Learning the Importance of Visually Representing; Part Seven-Applying Cooperative Learning Strategies through Creative Dramatics; Part Eight-Gaining Competency in Computer Applications; and Part Nine-Working with Literacy Portfolios. Appendixes contain sample rubrics and checklists, the IRA/NCTE Standards for the English Language Arts; an annotated 13-item list of web sites; and addresses of 11 publishers of student work. (NKA)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Communication Skills, Creative Dramatics, Instructional Effectiveness, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Listening Skills, Portfolios (Background Materials), Primary Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Skill Development, Writing Skills
Order Department, International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($17.95). Web site: http://www.reading.org.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.