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ERIC Number: ED001229
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1958
Pages: 279
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CURRICULUM HANDBOOK. SCIENCE, HEALTH, ARITHMETIC ELEMENTARY GRADES.
BEVERLY, LOUISE; AND OTHERS
THE ARITHMETIC CURRICULUM BEGINS WITH GROUPING AND MANIPULATION OF OBJECTS, CONSTRUCTING AND MEASURING THINGS, AND DRAMATIZING NUMBER SITUATIONS. THE CHILD SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO REMAIN IN THE MANIPULATIVE STATE BUT SHOULD BECOME PROFICIENT IN USING NUMBERS ABSTRACTLY. THE SUBJECT MATTER IN THE FIRST GRADE INCLUDES COUNTING, WORKING WITH ORDINALS THROUGH SIX, HANDLING MONEY CONCEPTS, MEASURING AND READING NUMBERS TO 100. THE CURRICULUM CONTINUES IN THESE AREAS FOR SECOND GRADE STUDENTS, INCLUDING ONE STEP PROBLEMS, CONCEPT OF ZERO, AND ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION THROUGH 13. FRACTIONS, MULTIPLICATION, AND DIVISION ARE INTRODUCED IN THE THIRD GRADE, WITH ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION OF 2 AND 3 PLACE NUMBERS AND ROMAN NUMERALS. FOURTH GRADE STUDENTS MULTIPLY THROUGH 9, DIVIDED EVEN AND UNEVEN PROBLEMS, USE SIMPLE FRACTIONS, AND BEGIN TWO STEP PROBLEMS. DIVISION AND MULTIPLICATION USE FOUR DIGITS IN THE FIFTH GRADE, FRACTIONS AND ROMAN NUMERAL WORK BECAME INCREASINGLY HARDER. BY THE SIXTH GRADE, STUDENTS SHOULD BE COMPETENT IN MULTIPLICATION, DIVISION, COMMON FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, MEASUREMENT, AND SIMPLE GRAPHS. KINDERGARTEN CHILDREN STUDY HOW TO KEEP WELL AND TO SENSE THINGS THAT GO. GRADES ONE AND TWO STUDY SEASONS AND SAFETY. MINERALS, LIVING THINGS, FOOD, CLOTHING, AND MACHINES ARE IN THE THIRD GRADE CURRICULUM. FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADE STUDENTS LOOK AT LIVING THINGS, WEATHER AND WATER. SIXTH GRADERS LOOK AT THE UNIVERSE, ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM AND HEALTH FUNCTIONS. HEALTH AND SCIENCE UNITS LIST CONCEPTS, ACTIVITIES, AND MATERIALS THAT CAN BE USED FOR EACH UNIT.
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Authoring Institution: Akron Univ., OH.
Identifiers: OHIO; Ohio (Akron)