ERIC Number: ED257044
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Reading and Reality. Proceedings of the Annual Reading Conference (14th, Terre Haute, Indiana, June 14, 1984).
Gibbs, Vanita M., Comp.; Waterman, David C., Comp.
Intended for reading teachers, this pamphlet contains the presentations of the 14th annual reading conference at Indiana State University, beginning with opening remarks by David C. Waterman and welcoming comments by J. Stephen Hazlett. In the opening address, "What Good is Comprehension without Composition?" by Sharon and David Moore, the role of composition in comprehension, classroom constraints limiting an emphasis on composition, and some comprehension strategies that emphasize composition are discussed. The five papers delivered at the conference are as follows: "The Writing Studio: Children Writing Every Day and Loving It" (Patty Smith); "Wellness and Reading: Implications for Instruction" (Mary Ann Simbol, Marilyn Klus, and Louise Clark); "Improving the Reading Abilities of Limited- and Non-English Speakers" (David M. Memory); "Creative Oral Reading" (Mark E. Stoffel); and "Reading Instruction, 1984: A Modest Proposal for Teachers and Students" (Aldo F. Cardarelli). (EL)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Oral Reading, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Writing (Composition)
School of Education Publications Office, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809 ($1.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Univ., Terre Haute. Curriculum Research and Development Center.