ERIC Number: ED051030
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Communities Around the World. Manus Community of the South Pacific. Teacher's Resource Unit.
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Project Social Studies Curriculum Center.
This is a resource guide for one of a series of units prepared for grade 3 on the theme Communities Around the World. Objectives of this study of a South Pacific island community are explained relating to concepts of: 1) culture, 2) social organization, 3) social processes, 4) language and communication, 5) diveristy, 6) location, 7) interrelatedness, and 8) cultural use of the environment. Also listed are the generalizations, skills, and attitudes to be developed. 91 teaching strategies for classroom activities are described in a format designed to help teachers see the relationships among objectives, content, teaching procedures, and materials of instruction. Resource materials are listed with each activity and a general list of educational media is also included. Emphasized in the unit are geographic concepts related to an island community and sea life as well as map skills. Many pupil materials prepared for this study are included in the appendices such as: outline maps, information summaries, project report forms, study sheets, and original stories of child, family and community life. Other documents in this series of curriculum guides are SO 001 275 through SO 001 287. (Author/JSB)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Community Study, Concept Teaching, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Ethnic Studies, Family Role, Grade 3, Human Geography, Map Skills, Non Western Civilization, Oceanography, Resource Materials, Social Studies, Social Systems, Sociocultural Patterns, Units of Study, Values Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Project Social Studies Curriculum Center.
Identifiers: Papua New Guinea (Manus Island); South Pacific
Note: Revised following field testing in the Chelmsford, Mass. Public Schools