The recent push to use a whole language approach in the classroom has generally focused on the primary grade level. However, the integrated reading/language arts model described in this article was designed to meet the needs of Chapter I sixth grade students. The program provides for the integration of reading with the other language arts: speaking, writing, and listening.
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