ERIC Number: ED049848
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Project NECESSITIES, Phase II. Volume II, People, Places and Things.
Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.
The activities and materials in this Project NECESSITIES social studies unit (People, Places and Things) are meant to act as a framework by which the teacher may devise additional content material appropriate to her own students' unique background. The unit, devised for use with primary school students, has as one of its primary emphases the use of the student as an immediately available source of information about the people, places, and things in his environment. Arrangement of materials is, therefore, designed to move from the known to the unknown, from the simple to the complex, and from the concrete to the abstract. The sub-units presented in the document are (1) Homes; (2) Homes and Schools; (3) Geographic Relationships; (4) Animals on the Land; and (5) Economics, Technology, and the Land. A summary of revisions resulting from field-testing the unit in 5 schools is also included. (LS)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.