Citations with the tag: READING (Elementary)
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- It's a long way between now and September.
Ward, Angela // Reading Today; Dec/Jan96, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p30
Offers suggestions for teaching and encouraging elementary students to read. Implication of fresh school start every September; Renewal of habit for selecting classroom books even in January; Seeking students' assistance for choice of library books for classroom use; Rekindling of expectations...
- Make reading part of children's summer fun.
Ward, Angela // Reading Today; Apr/May98, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p25
Focuses on ways parents can help children retain reading skills during summer vacation months in preparation for the coming schoolyear. Publication of a parent brochure by the International Reading Association aimed at elementary school children's parents; List of ways for parents to encourage...
- The effects of curriculum on the sensitivity of curriculum-based measurement in reading.
Hintze, John M.; Shapiro, Edward S. // Journal of Special Education; Summer94, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p188
Examines the effects of curriculum on the sensitivity of repeated curriculum-based measurement (CBM) in reading. Third-grade students in New Jersey as participants; Instruction in a literature-based Scott, Foresman basal series and a more traditional basal series; Administration of CBM passage...
- Assisted reading practice: Effects on performance for poor readers in Grades 3 and 4.
Shany, Michael Thamir; Biemiller, Andrew // Reading Research Quarterly; Jul-Sep95, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p382
Examines effects of assisted reading practice on the performance for poor readers in Grades 3 and 4. Effects of assisted reading practice over a 4-month period with at-risk third- and fourth-grade children; Differential effects of teacher assistance and tape assistance; Prediction of gains by...
- Peer-assisted learning strategies for first-grade readers: Responding to the needs of diverse...
Mathes, Patricia G.; Howard, Jill K.; Allen, Shelley H.; Fuchs, Douglas // Reading Research Quarterly; Jan-Mar98, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p62
Explores the effectiveness of Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies for First-Grade Readers (First-Grade PALS) in enhancing the reading achievement of different learner types. Use of peer mediation to decenter instruction so that students become more actively involved in the learning process;...
- Reading clinic.
Robb, Laura // Instructor-Intermediate; Aug96, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p25
Describes reading activities for elementary students. Reading strategy interviews; Reading strategy record sheet; Books on teaching reading to children.
- Reading clinic.
Robb, Laura // Instructor-Intermediate; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p26
Cites various methods in teaching reading for elementary children. Includes students' use of theme study on certain subjects to enlarge students' knowledge of letter-sound relationships and letter patterns; Use of new-word hunt by jotting unfamiliar words in certain text; Teaching of word-study...
- Five ways to nurture a lasting love of reading.
Calkins, Lucy // Instructor-Intermediate; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p32
Offers five suggestions on how motivate a child in instilling the love of reading. Need for evidence of one's devotion to reading; Assistance needed for the students in area of reading; Instilling the child that reading is the best thing in the world; Appreciation when reading works;...
- Teach the 120 words kids use--and need--most.
Cunningham, Patricia // Instructor-Intermediate; Oct97, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p52
Presents activities for children grades one to three, which will help them to learn how to read and spell the words they use most, from the beginning. Materials used; Time needed for the activity.
- 120 high-frequency words.
Cunningham, Patricia // Instructor-Intermediate; Oct97, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p54
Presents a listing of 120 high-frequency words used by children at the elementary level.
- Three assessment strategies that direct your teaching.
Taberski, Sharon // Instructor-Intermediate; Oct97, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p83
Presents three strategies for grade school teachers which will help them to assess their children's reading. INSET: A sample running record of Victor's reading..
- No more anxieties--make reading aloud fun!
Robb, Laura // Instructor-Intermediate; Mar1998, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p83
Provides instructional guidelines to grades 4 to 8 teachers on teaching students to read. Materials; Activities that will help students develop confidence and fluency in their reading.
- Five ways to nurture a lasting love of reading.
Calkins, Lucy // Instructor-Primary; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p32
Provides strategies in the development of elementary school children's enthusiasm for reading. Includes identification of all children as readers; Focus on good reading experience; Encouragement to talk about books. INSET: Positive reading reinforcement..
- Forced choices in a non-crisis.
Goodman, Ken // Education Week; 11/15/95, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p39
Opinion. Criticizes the report of the California Reading Task Force on California school children's ability to read independently during their early elementary schooling. Allegations of reading achievements misrepresentation; Implications of increased library use by school-age children;...
- Reading matters.
Robertson, Ian // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 5/18/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7041, p1306
Comments on the teaching of reading in primary schools in Great Britain. Influence of a North American theory of reading acquisition in British schools; Discovery of children who had learned to read by looking and guessing without having the ability to sound out unfamiliar words; Teacher...
- The Reading Experiences and Interests of Junior School Children.
Wray, David; Lewis, Maureen // Children's Literature in Education; Dec93, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p251
Discusses findings of a survey under the Exeter Extending Literacy (EXEL) project based at the University of Exeter in London, England, on reading experiences and interests of junior school children. Extent of research on children's reading preferences; Sustained silent reading time; Reading...
- A causal connective look at the future of secondary content area literacy.
Stewart, Roger A. // Contemporary Education; 1994, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p90
Discusses the changes in elementary reading instruction and its effect on the role of reading in secondary content classrooms. Background to content reading; Nature of secondary content area reading; Issues within the field of content area reading; Historical background at the foundations of...
- Literature, grades 1-6.
Tice, Terrence N. // Education Digest; Feb1994, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p45
Cites a report by John Warren Stewig on `Self-Reports Compared with Observer Reports: Elementary Teachers' Uses of Literature,' in the Summer 1993 issue of `Reading Improvement.' Comparison with an earlier study of the same issues.
- 11 ways to raise reading achievement.
Comcowich, Linda; Quinn, Terry // Education Digest; Jan1996, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p28
Looks at how teachers and administrators can increase reading achievements for students. Hiring of reading expertise; Assignment of teachers based on needs.
- Reading a balanced diet.
Manning, Maryann; Manning, Gary // Teaching Pre K-8; Feb94, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p104
Discusses the importance of emphasizing a variety of genres in the classroom. Comparison of genre studies to food groups; Classifications for organizing genres; Thirteen ideas to help teachers achieve balance in their reading and writing programs.
- Grizzly writing.
George, Jack // Teaching Pre K-8; Sep95, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p69
Suggests two activities fort a reading class in elementary level. Character grids; Writing headlines; Response of the children.
- Guided reading beyond the primary grades.
Mooney, Margaret // Teaching Pre K-8; Sep95, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p75
Emphasizes the benefits of guided reading sessions beyond the primary grades. Objectives of guided reading; Techniques and suggested activities for guided reading.
- Development of a literature-based middle school reading program: Insights gained.
Walker-Dalhouse, Doris; Dalhouse, A. Derick // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy; Feb97, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p362
Focuses on the development of a literature-based reading program for grade 5 and 6 students with basal themes. Goal of the program; Features; Organizational framework; Frequency and percentage of students showing improvements in reading attitudes.
- Transactional strategies.
Pressley, Michael; Brown, Rachel // Educational Leadership; May95, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p81
Discusses transactional strategies in reading instruction in the United States. Combination of the benefits of whole language instruction and traditional instruction; What can be taught to children; Teacher know-how; Students Achieving Independent Learning (SAIL) results.
- STAIR: A system for recording and using what we observe and know about our students.
Afflerbach, Peter // Reading Teacher; Nov93, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p260
Focuses on the System for Teaching and Assessing Interactively and Reflectively (STAIR), a reading assessment approach. Recording and using of information from teacher observations; Knowledge of students' reading; Planning instruction; Reflecting on instruction; Updating hypothesis; Revising...
- Anticipating antipasto in Antarctica?
Rajewki, Jeannine Perry // Reading Teacher; May94, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p678
Focuses on how to teach word structure to children as a reading strategy. Word hunt that encourages children to expand their vocabulary; Awareness of word composition that motivates them to launch their own word hunts.
- Preventing reading failure: A review of five effective programs.
Pikulski, John J. // Reading Teacher; Sep94, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p30
Reviews and identifies the critical features of five successful reading programs for at-risk first-grade students in the United States. Focus on correction rather than prevention of reading problems; Five programs for the prevention of reading problems; Success for All Project; Winston-Salem...
- A true story of teacher-parent-student bonding.
McKeon, Christine A. // Reading Teacher; Oct94, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p146
Narrates the experience of an American university reading instructor in her meeting with the first-grade reading teacher of her child. Description of the exemplary reading program used by the first-grade teacher; Use of language activities, themes and ideas to enhance children's literacy...
- Titling--finding names that `mean'.
Hennings, Dorothy Grant; McCreesh, Gail // Reading Teacher; Oct94, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p186
Presents strategies to help elementary students appreciate reading and understand the way language works by teaching them how to create chapter titles for books. Allowing students to work in collaborative groups as an effective method to guide their understanding and recall of narrative text;...
- `Ariston metron'.
Manning, John C. // Reading Teacher; May95, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p650
Discusses the author's views on the state of elementary school reading programs in the United States. Priority of reading in the schools; Quality and efficiency of remedial reading programs; Quality and effectiveness of staff development programs; Incidence and quality of independent pupil...
- Character Perspective Charting: Helping children to develop a more complete conception of story.
Shanahan, Timothy; Shanahan, Sherrell // Reading Teacher; May97, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p668
Describes the use of Character Perspective Charts (CPC) in elementary reading classes. Story mapping; Literary interpretation and reading as constructive acts; Emphasis of CPCs on comprehension rather than interpretation; Encouraging children to use structural information as a base for...
- The impact of one trip to the public library: Making books available may be the best incentive...
Ramos, Francisco; Krashen, Stephen // Reading Teacher; Apr98, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p614
Describes a program developed by bookless teachers in an attempt to improve students' access to books. Organization of monthly visits to the neighborhood public library during school time; Surveys run after library visits; Effect on book availability on children's reading interest.
- Nonability-grouped, multilevel instruction: Eight years later.
Cunningham, Patricia M.; Hall, Dorothy P.; Defee, Margaret // Reading Teacher; May98, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p652
Discusses the long-term development, implementation and assessment of a framework for beginning reading instruction best known as the four-block approach. Goals of the four-blocks approach; Efficacy of the four-block framework for reading instruction; Advantages gleaned by the teachers from the...
- Nathan:A case study in reader response and Retrospective Miscue Analysis.
Moore, Rita A.; Brantingham, Karen L. // Reading Teacher; Feb2003, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p466
Presents a case study in Retrospective Miscue Analysis (RMA) in the U.S., involving an elementary school student for whom traditional approaches to reading had little success. Data sources; Selection of miscues for RMA discussion; Interpretation of data; Reading strategies adapted and adopted...
- Say goodbye, Dick. Goodbye Dick.
Moore, Rita A.; Brantingham, Karen L. // Newsweek; 11/7/88, Vol. 112 Issue 19, p104
Report that the Dick and Jane `readers' used by California first graders will be replaced next year with anthologies of children's literature. The classics program will cost over $48 million, but is expected to stimulate interest in reading. Change; Effects across US.
- Demonstrating reading.
Manning, Maryann // Teaching Pre K-8; Oct97, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p95
Presents guidelines and strategies for teaching reading in the primary grades as well as intermediate grades and middle school. Effects of the guidelines and strategies to the students.
- Developing engaged readers through concept-oriented instruction.
Grant, Rachel; Guthrie, John // Reading Teacher; Dec93/Jan94, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p338
Recommends the Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction (CORI) approach to increase motivation for reading by involving elementary school students in real-world problems. Engagement perspective which emphasizes that motivation, cognition and social interaction are equally important to reading...
- Hawaiian mystery words.
Johnstone, Jo // Teaching Pre K-8; Nov/Dec95, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p51
Describes a reading activity for elementary school children developed by a teacher to illustrate the use of a sentence's context to find the meaning of a mysterious word. Use of Hawaiian words in the lesson; Context clues; Writing sentences using Hawaiian words.
- Have fun with a dangerous game.
Johnstone, Jo // Curriculum Review; Apr97, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p7
Presents an activity from Central Mid High School in Norman, Oklahoma, which is designed to help ninth-grade students analyze information and cooperate in producing an accurate map of details, when reading for pleasure or information. Description of activity; Materials needed.
- From coach potatoes to bookworms: Keep older kids reading.
Jackson, Shelley Borror // Reading Today; Aug/Sep93, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p24
Provides tips on encouraging reading among upper elementary students. Offering students incentives to read on their own time; Being well-versed in early-adolescent literature; Helping students find books that are meaningful to them; More.
- Maximize conference results in minimum time.
Robb, Laura // Instructor-Intermediate; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p32
Presents conference models that will help grade school teachers understand their student's reading processes, pinpoint strengths and weaknesses, and give kids a forum for sharing strategies. Strategy conference; Strategy conference in action; Debriefing conference.
- Better ways to see and support student reading progress.
Calkins, Lucy // Instructor-Primary; Sep96, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p36
Focuses on strategies for teaching and monitoring reading skills among elementary school students. Importance of logging the progress of reading lessons and close monitoring; Significance of letting children clarify texts; Encouragement to talk about what children read. INSET: 5 things kids...
- Young adults read year 'round in Reading.
Olson, Renee // American Libraries; Jun94, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p579
Looks at a reading program in Reading, Massachusetts involving 6th through 8th grade students. The Twenty Plus Club; The Electronic Bookshelf; Sponsors of the program.
- America's Reading Challenge.
Riley, Richard W. // Teaching Pre K-8; Oct96, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p6
Discusses the America's Reading Challenge program of US President Bill Clinton's administration for elementary students. Aim of enabling children to read independently and well by the end of the third grade; Expansion of the Head Start program; Provision of `Parents as First Teachers' challenge...
- Read a book and get a 30 seconds of the principal's time...
Riley, Richard W. // Curriculum Review; Sep90, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p13
Focuses on the deal between principal Nancy Poole of Wolftrap Elementary School in northern Virginia and her students to get them to read more. Agreement of Pole with her students on their reading sessions.
- 3 ways to help your students become strategic readers.
Calkins, Lucy // Instructor-Primary; Apr97, Vol. 106 Issue 7, p40
Highlights three methods of helping elementary students become strategic readers. Use of brainstorming methods in reading difficult texts; Exploration of the layers of meaning in texts; Advantage of partnership conversations on the texts read the previous day; Proving of theories and judgments.
- Give shared reading the attention it deserves.
Taberski, Sharon // Instructor-Primary; Apr98, Vol. 107 Issue 7, p32
Details author's adoption of shared reading to show what reading is all about to children. Possibilities of shared reading; Doing to letter search.
- Reading recovery program helps students at risk.
Taberski, Sharon // Curriculum Review; Apr90, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p13
Discusses the Reading Recovery program, one of the most effective for at-risk elementary school students in Fairfax County Schools according to School Officials. How teachers underago a year's worth of training to enter the program.
- Calif. plotting new tack on language arts.
Diegmueller, Karen // Education Week; 6/14/95, Vol. 14 Issue 38, p1
Reports on California's revision of its method for teaching children how to read. Plan to integrate literature-based instruction with basic-skills approach; Draft of guidelines to help schools enhance literacy; Teachers' frustration with literature-based instruction; Performance of children in...
- Want to teach basic skills? Try brand-name products.
Cunningham, Patricia // Instructor-Primary; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p44
Describes activities for teaching basic reading skills to elementary students. Helping students to use patterns in words they know to decode and spell other words; Materials and time needed; Brand-name phonics.