ERIC Number: ED036679
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Latin America: Its Land, Story and Peoples (An Instructional Unit for the Middle Grades). Instructional Unit No. 3 with Readings.
Gill, Clark C.; Conroy, William B.
This 8- to 12-week introductory unit is designed to give fifth, sixth or seventh graders an overview of Latin American geography, history (before, during, and after European rule) and culture. Exploring Mexico and Peru in particular, the unit places emphasis on the individual, the family, racial composition, social classes, religion, education, government, economics, recreation, and creative expression in Latin American countries. Reading materials and numerous specific activities, in which stress is placed on the inquiry method and reflective thinking, are suggested. Also included are bibliographies for both students and teachers and transparency masters of maps and diagrams. (See also ED 012 365, ED 012 832, ED 012 833, ED 013 342, ED 022 781, and ED 033 143.) (MF)
Descriptors: Art Expression, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Guides, Economic Factors, Educational Quality, Family Life, Geography, Governmental Structure, Grade 7, History, Individual Characteristics, Intermediate Grades, Latin American Culture, Racial Composition, Recreational Activities, Religious Factors, Social Structure, Social Studies
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin.