ERIC Number: ED033496
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Curriculum Guide: Educable Mentally Retarded, Junior High School Program; Little Rock Public Schools.
Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. Special Education Section.
To help prepare the junior high student for personal and social adjustment, units and activities are geared to provide functional learning experiences in situations that will benefit the educable mentally retarded in his daily life. Units covered in grades 7, 8, and 9 include social studies, functional English, functional mathematics, functional science, home economics (human development, food and nutrition, housing, textiles and clothing) and prevocational orientation. Included in each unit is an outline list of basic skills, books and materials helpful for concept formation, and suggested activities and resources for reinforcement and enrichment. Emphasis in the prevocational unit is on occupational analysis, development of the individual for occupational placement, job retention, and job advancement. (WW)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Curriculum Guides, English, Exceptional Child Education, Family Life Education, Home Economics Education, Instructional Materials, Junior High School Students, Learning Activities, Mathematics, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Prevocational Education, Sciences, Social Studies
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. Special Education Section.