A Reason to read

Australia, 1974

Film
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Studies the actions of students at three age levels- 5, 11 and 15 years and shows that in order to learn to read they must first want to read. It proposes that activities related to the teaching of reading should arise from the students own experience and interests, and that students should participate in the decision making concerning these activities. Features Croydon High, Enfield Junior and Gilles Street Primary schools.

Credits

director

Ron Saunders

producer

Malcolm Smith

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:20:58:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27785

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Reading

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Learning ability

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Literacy

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Reading

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Reading - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Reading comprehension

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching - Methodology

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Education of children

Literature → Reading

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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