ERIC Number: ED161517
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
School Before Six: A Diagnostic Approach. Volume II (Revised Edition).
Hodgden, Laurel; And Others
This collection of learning activities, appropriate for preschool and kindergarten children, is the second volume of a 2-volume manual which describes a diagnostic method of teaching young children. The activities are organized according to program areas. A description of each activity includes information on its uses, materials needed, and final comments and cautions. Chapter 12, the first chapter in this volume, focuses on large motor and outdoor activities including sand, water and block play. Chapter 13 describes activities using art materials for developing the child's creativity. Activities incorporating paints, playdough, crayons, climbing equipment, books and songs are discussed. Chapters 14 to 19 deal with activities in the following areas: small motor and perceptual motor; language; science; social science; cooking and food preparation; and music. Chapter 20 presents miscellaneous activities which include use of bulletin boards, an exploring table, and photography. The appendix includes all recording forms suggested for use and discussed in Volume I: face sheet, needs and plans sheets, language checklist, social-emotional checklist, and permission forms (medical, field trips, photo). Bibliographies and resource lists are also provided. (CM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Child Development, Diagnostic Teaching, Group Activities, Instructional Materials, Kindergarten Children, Language Skills, Learning Activities, Music Activities, Needs Assessment, Physical Activities, Playground Activities, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Science Activities, Student Records, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
CEMREL, Inc., 3120 59th Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63139 ($8.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: CEMREL, Inc., St. Ann, MO.
Note: For Volume I, see PS 010 067; Pages 694 through 742 of the original document contain copyrighted material and therefore are not available. They are not included in the pagination