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ERIC Number: ED001156
Record Type: RIE
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Pages: 100
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THE CHALLENGE...A PROGRAM FOR GIFTED CHILDREN IN THE FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADES.
CARTER, C. DOUGLAS
IDEAS INCLUDED ARE THE PRODUCT OF AN INTENSIVE WORKSHOP HELD TO STUDY THE PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION OF EXCEPTIONALLY TALENTED CHILDREN. WITH THE EXPECTATION OF IMPROVING EXPRESSION AND STUDY SKILLS, THE PROGRAM OF LANGUAGE ARTS IS INITIATED ON A BROAD LEVEL OF BASICS AND SUPPLEMENTS INCLUDING LANGUAGE EXPRESSION, COMMITTEE WORK, CREATIVE WRITING, AND PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURES. THE LITERATURE PROGRAM EXPLORES THE NOVEL AS A LITERARY FORM, WORKING WITH "DAVID COPPERFIELD." DEVELOPMENT OF READING SPEED AND COMPREHENSION IS GIVEN EMPHASIS. SOCIAL STUDIES ENRICHMENT GIVES ATTENTION TO PHYSICAL, SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, POLITICAL, AND SPIRITUAL CONCEPTS OF A UNIFIED WORLD. UNDERSTANDING OF NUMBER SYSTEMS, FRACTIONS, MEASUREMENTS, AND PROBLEM SOLVING SUPPLEMENTS THE ARITHMETIC UNITS. SCIENCES ARE EXPLAINED IN TERMS OF PLANT-ANIMAL RELATIONS AND THE EFFECTS OF AIR AND WEATHER. TO GIVE A BROADENED KNOWLEDGE OF THE FINE ARTS, ARTS, MUSIC, DRAMATICS, AND DANCING, OUTLINES ARE INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: Western Carolina Univ., Cullowhee, NC.; Winston-Salem City Schools, NC.
Identifiers: NORTH CAROLINA; North Carolina (Winston Salem)