The Elson Readers. Readers Volume 1

The Elson Readers. Readers Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...wins the game. Game 38. The teacher writes several words on the board (cat, cow, dog, see, an, etc.). The children one at a time say one of these words and a word that rimes with it. The winners are those who can give a word that rimes with the word chosen. Game 39. Rule the board to represent post-office boxes. Assign u1Cll child a box. As letters are put in his box have him read them. Game 40. Draw a circle on the board to represent a merry-goround. Place words around the outside to represent the horses, etc., and see how many children can go around the circle. Game 41. Draw a railroad track and place stations along the track calling each station a word. Choose a conductor to call the stations. Game 42. Place a list of words on the board. Have them pronounced, having the girls pronounce the first word, the boys the second, etc., PART THREE DEVELOPMENT OF TEXT The lesson plans' are developed under four main steps, as follows: first Step--The Oral Story. (To be told or read, when needed.) The teacher tells the oral story. The pupils follow by means of the text pictures. Then the children tell the story-incidents in their correct order. The oral story should be omitted when "the oral background of familiarity" is no longer needed. Second Step---Dramatization. The children act out the events of the story, simply and naturally, either before or after the reading. Third 8tep--Sentence and Word Development: Phonetics. When the story-plot has been given, the teacher develops the "mechan-ics" of reading under the following topics: (9.) Sentences. Complete sentences are listed for drill, to give skill in fusing the individual words of a sentence into a. thought-unit. (b) Group Words. Vords in groups are listed for...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236970098
  • 9781236970091