How to Read a Newspaper
. New York: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1941. This book contains good material for exercises in condensing.
Directions: Level One.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1972. This series is designed to reach students in American minority groups—the blacks and the Spanish surnamed, the Appalachian, the Oriental, and the American Indian.
Reading in the Content Areas
. New York: Scholastic Book Service, 1975. This is a good literature skills text with appealing photographs and illustrations.
Houghton Mifflin Action Series.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1970. A series of eight paperback books designed for middle and high school students containing wellknown works by contemporary authors.
Markham, Lois A., ed. Scholastic Real World English: Writing 3. New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1978. This book contains 25 writing lessons that will be fun and challenging.
Plummer, Samuel C. Scholastic Real World English: Language 3. New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1978. A good portion of this book is devoted to regional dialects and the many speech varieties found in American English.
Steere, Amey, Caroline Z. Peck, and Linda Kahn.
Solving Language Difficulties
Cambridge: Educators Publishing Service, 1971. A manual designed to be used in the intermediate grades with students experiencing specific language difficulties. It is especially useful with bilingual students.