Reading Exercises Based on Children’s Experiences
by Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
Primary teachers have long recognized the necessity of supplementing the reading material of the printed primers by exercises made up directly from the experiences of the pupils. The exercises based on actual experiences have the advantage of drawing on a familiar but relatively diversified oral vocabulary and at the same time the pupils, recognizing the sentences as the results of their owri authorship, pass readily from oral speech to reading.
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