ERIC Number: ED053790
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Autumn. Unit 3 Curriculum Guide.
Camp, Janet; And Others
This curriculum guide presents a 3-week science unit focusing on changes which occur in living things as a result of weather changes. This unit, the third in a series, is intended to review and extend the understandings, concepts, and skills which a child has developed previously. The major content objectives are to develop the child's awareness and understanding of changes in his environment, to expand his concepts regarding people and clothing introduced in the unit "All About Me" and to develop understandings concerning plants introduced in the unit "Plants". Major skill objectives include the development and refinement of sensory, abstracting, association, and motor response skills as well as concept development. The unit content is designed to be altered to be appropriate for the area and the group of children involved. Provided is a listing and explanation of each of the skills to be developed and appropriate instructional activities. Instructional materials are listed with sources; and an appendix provides additional instructional aids. (Author/AJ)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Curriculum Guides, Early Childhood Education, Ecology, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Perception, Science Curriculum, Skill Development, Units of Study
Information Office, DARCEE, Box 151, George Peabody College, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 ($1.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: George Peabody Coll. for Teachers, Nashville, TN. Demonstration and Research Center for Early Education.