Ideas for teaching English in the junior high and middle school

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Published by National Council of Teachers of English in Urbana, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Language arts (Secondary),
  • English language -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

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Statementedited by Candy Carter, Zora Rashkis.
ContributionsCarter, Candy, 1947-, Rashkis, Zora., National Council of Teachers of English., National Council of Teachers of English. Committee on Teaching English in Grades 7, 8, and 9.
LC ClassificationsLB1631 .I33 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 309 p. :
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4110951M
ISBN 100814122531
LC Control Number80025921

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The nearly two hundred activities in this teaching guide for language arts in the junior high and middle school are arranged in five sections: studying language, communicating orally, reading and reading Author: Candy Carter, Zora Rashkis.

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