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Lectura y Vida: Revista Latinoamericana de Lectura, 2002
Articles in this volume include the following titles (translated from the Spanish): "Who Is in Charge of Teaching Reading and Writing at the University? Tutorials, Exam Preparation, and Class Synthesis in the Humanities" (Paula Carlino); "False Conceptions of the Linguistic Abilities, Values, and the Culture of Girls and Boys from Poor Families"…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cross Sectional Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, Ed.; Abbey, Cherie D., Ed. – Biography Today, 1998
This series is designed and written for young readers, aged 9 and above. The volumes cover individuals that young readers want to know most about, including entertainers, athletes, writers, illustrators, cartoonists, and political leaders. Each issue contains numerous sketches arranged alphabetically. Each entry provides at least one picture of…
Descriptors: Activism, Adolescent Literature, Art, Athletes
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, Ed.; Abbey, Cherie D., Ed. – Biography Today, 1999
This document is the eighth volume of a series designed and written for the young reader aged 9 and above. It contains three issues and covers individuals whom young people want to know about most: entertainers, athletes, writers, illustrators, cartoonists, and political leaders. The publication was created to appeal to young readers in a format…
Descriptors: Activism, Adolescent Literature, Art, Athletes
Krashen, Stephen – Discover; n4 Jul 1998, 1998
Critics of bilingual education have cited the high Hispanic dropout rate as evidence against bilingual education. Since most bilingual education programs are Spanish-English, it is concluded that bilingual education must be responsible. Research shows some factors predicting dropout rates, including low English language ability, poverty, length of…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Classroom Environment, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Rate
Gallo, Donald R., Ed. – Connecticut English Journal, 1980
The 32 articles in this special journal issue are intended to familiarize teachers with recent, good young adult literature and to provide them with ways of integrating it into the literature curriculum. Topics discussed in the articles include: (1) the changing hero in young adult literature, (2) book clubs, (3) the place of young adult fiction…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Censorship, Drama, Elementary Secondary Education
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Schrenker, Cecilia, Ed. – Wisconsin State Reading Association Journal, 1981
The seven articles in this journal issue focus on the evaluation of reading programs at the elementary and secondary school levels. The articles contain (1) guidelines for evaluating reading materials, (2) a checklist designed to provide a broad overview of a school reading program, (3) an interview with Wayne Otto concerning techniques for…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Parent Role
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL. – 1981
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 28 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) cognitive style and the reading of children in second grade; (2) the effect of increased review in teaching sight words to average and poor readers; (3)…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Doctoral Dissertations
New Words Digest, 1990
This document consists of the four issues of the first annual volume of a quarterly magazine for new adult readers. It is aimed at adults reading at the fourth- to eighth-grade level. The magazine is designed to be self-motivating to the new reader or the learning disabled. Phonetic helps are provided for those words that do not conform to typical…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Daily Living Skills
Waugh, Ruth – OSSC Bulletin, 1979
Selecting elementary school reading program materials that will function as sharp and forceful teaching tools requires answering at least six basic questions: (1) What are the socioeconomic status, ages, and grade levels of the students concerned? (2) What do these students need to be taught? (3) Who are the resource people available and how will…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Needs, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials
Chall, Jeanne S. – 1981
One of a series dealing with current issues affecting language arts instruction, this paper focuses on the conceptions and misconceptions of readability. The paper begins by noting that over the years, researchers in readability have had two major goals: to determine what makes written materials easy or difficult to read and comprehend, and to…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Difficulty Level, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Matthews, Dorothy, Ed. – Illinois English Bulletin, 1987
Focusing on young adult reading and instruction, this issue addresses teachers' concerns about recommended recent authors and books, integrating independent reading into the reading program, and student motivation. The titles of the articles and their authors are as follows: (1) "Some YA Authors Worth Knowing, and a Few Books, Too" (Ken Donelson);…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Authors, Content Area Reading, Reader Response
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Allen, Sheilah – The English Quarterly, 1983
Intended for preservice and inservice educators of secondary school reading teachers, this index provides references to the following topics: the reading process, psychology and reading, student evaluation, reading materials, reading programs, reading personnel and resources, reading skills, reading in the content areas, reading interests and…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Indexes, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Instruction
Matthews, Dorothy, Ed. – Illinois English Bulletin, 1983
This special journal issue contains nine articles on the subject of using popular literature in the classroom. Subjects covered in the articles include (1) using vernacular supernatural literature to teach the skills of literary analysis, (2) teaching Agatha Christie's "Curtain," (3) pairing the classics with detective fiction, (4) using fantasy…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Censorship, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL. – 1980
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 30 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the effect of a series of lessons based on real life experiences for improving reading achievement; (2) reading achievement and the transition from letter to…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kerber, James E., Ed. – Ohio Reading Teacher, 1980
The focus of this issue of the "Ohio Reading Teacher," a journal dedicated to the improvement of reading instruction, is vocabulary development. Feature articles include "Helping Children Find the Words,""Webbing Words--Weaving Connections," and "Syllabication." Other articles provide a list of publishers of basal readers, a discussion of…
Descriptors: Basal Reading, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Peer Teaching
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