ERIC Number: ED034891
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Consumer Education: Elementary, Intermediate, Junior High Schools. Curriculum Bulletin, 1968-69 Series, No. 14.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Bureau of Curriculum Development.
Prepared by a committee of teachers and administrators, this guide is for teacher use in developing programs and activities designed to aid students in grades K-8 and their families in becoming intelligent consumers. The materials included have been developed to provide resource information which will contribute to the skills, knowledge, understandings, and appreciation required of all consumers in the economy. The scope of the guide is indicated by a topical outline by grades, arranged for the unit areas of: (1) Food, (2) Clothing, (3) Housing, (4) Products and Services, (5) Transportation, and (6) Leisure and Education. Suggested lesson plans are provided for a representative number of topics, grouped for grades K-2, 3-4, and 5-8, with each plan including: (1) unit and grade, (2) topic, (3) aim, (4) materials needed, (5) motivation, and (6) procedure. A listing of audio-visual aids, including title, length, producer, and level, and resource materials and sources of information are also provided. (AW)
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Home Economics Education, Intermediate Grades, Lesson Plans, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides
Publications Sales Office, Board of Education of the City of New York, 110 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 ($1.50)
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Bureau of Curriculum Development.