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ERIC Number: ED019768
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 1
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A CURRICULUM GUIDE FOR TEACHERS OF MENTALLY RETARDED PUPILS.
Detroit Public Schools, MI.
DESIGNED TO MEET THE OBJECTIVES OF SELF REALIZATION, HUMAN RELATIONSHIP, ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY, AND CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY, THIS GUIDE FOR TEACHERS OF MENTALLY RETARDED STUDENTS IS ORGANIZED INTO FIVE AREAS OF LIVING. THE AREA OF HOME AND FAMILY LIVING INCLUDES THE FAMILY, THE HOME, CHILD CARE AND TRAINING, AND FRIENDS. THE HEALTH AND SAFETY AREA COVERS SAFETY AS A WAY OF LIFE, PERSONAL HEALTH, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL ADJUSTMENT, RECREATION, AND COMMUNITY HEALTH. CONSIDERED IN THE DEMOCRATIC LIVING AREA ARE THE FAMILY, THE NEIGHBORHOOD, THE CITY AND COUNTY, THE STATE, OUR NATION, AND THE WORLD. THE VOCATIONAL AREA TREATS WORKERS AND THEIR WORK, GETTING READY FOR A JOB, KEEPING A JOB AND GAINING ADVANCEMENT, SERVICES AND BENEFITS AVAILABLE TO WORKERS, AND GUIDANCE TOPICS. THE WORLD AROUND US AREA COVERS ANIMALS, PLANTS, THE EARTH, MACHINES AN POWER, AND SPACE. EACH AREA IS DIVIDED INTO LEVELS FOR AGES 7-11, 11-15, AND 15 TO SCHOOL TERMINATION. OUTLINES OF INFORMATION TO BE TAUGHT ARE PROVIDED. THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES ARE LISTED--DISCUSSION, DRAMATIZATION AND GAMES, DEMONSTRATIONS AND TALKS, SCRAPBOOKS AND NOTEBOOKS, DRAWINGS, MURALS AND DIORAMAS, CRAFT AND CONSTRUCTION, TRIPS, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES. SUGGESTIONS ARE ALSO GIVEN FOR INSTRUCTION IN LANGUAGE ARTS, ARITHMETIC, PRACTICAL AND FINE ARTS, PREVOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING, HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION, AND SCIENCE. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF DETROIT, MICHIGAN. (TS)
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Authoring Institution: Detroit Public Schools, MI.
Identifiers: Michigan (Detroit)