ERIC Number: ED036003
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Educable Mentally Retarded; Level III.
Fort Worth Public Schools, TX.
The guide incorporates a variety of physical, personal, social, and vocational experiences to be achieved by educable intermediate pupils. Nine resource units, designed around the four areas, emphasize the development of competency to perform simple tasks at home and the development of a sense of responsibility. Each unit includes an introduction, the objectives to be met, a listing of motivating activities, developmental goals including specific learning activities, a vocabulary list of new words, a teacher evaluation, suggested audio-visual aids, and suggested supplementary books for pupils. Unit titles are citizenship and patriotism, family and community, housing the family, feeding the family, clothing the family, traveling in the community, communicating with other people, physical fitness and recreation, and seasons and holidays. A bibliography is provided for teachers which lists curriculum publications, books, periodicals, filmstrips, records and pamphlets with related activities; several books are listed for parents. An appendix gives a check list for the evaluation of a pupil's level of competency on educational and developmental tasks and a sample field trip permission slip. (WW)
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Exceptional Child Education, Home Economics Education, Individual Development, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Interpersonal Competence, Language Instruction, Learning Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Music Activities, Physical Activities, Science Instruction, Self Care Skills, Social Development, Unit Plan, Vocational Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fort Worth Public Schools, TX.