ERIC Number: ED027668
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
An Experimental Guide for Special Class, Social Studies; A Curriculum Guide for Teachers of the Educable Mentally Retarded.
Southeast Regional Special Education Service Center, Downey, CA.
The guide utilizes systematic teaching of basic skills, the unit approach to apply skills and concepts from several subject areas to a common topic, and the incidental application of learned skills to current experiences. Emphasis is on the sequential development of concepts related to daily living. Material includes seven major topics: self, family, neighborhood, school, community, state, and nation and world. Each topic appears at four developmental levels with emphasis on subject matter appropriate for the particular developmental level. The outline lists content, resource material, and suggested teaching techniques and activities. (LE)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Books, Citizenship, Curriculum Guides, Exceptional Child Education, Family Life Education, Films, Health Education, Learning Activities, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Resource Materials, Safety Education, Self Care Skills, Self Concept, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southeast Regional Special Education Service Center, Downey, CA.