ERIC Number: ED161654
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
SCDC Spanish Curricula Units. Social Science Strand, Unit 8, Grade 3, Teacher's Guide--Multi-Ethnic Edition.
Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL.; Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.
Communities in the nation is the theme of this social science strand for Spanish-speaking third graders. Content sources in kits 29-32 are stories, games, interviews, visual aids, and the students' own experiences. Focus, objective, and materials for each learning and assessment activity are given in English and Spanish; detailed teacher instructions are in Spanish only. Activities focus on the elements, wants and needs, change occurrences, and results of change. Concepts dealt with are interdependence, cooperation, values, societal control, tradition, causality, power, conflict, differences, cultural change, and modification. Kits cover Spanish-speaking and other communities in the nation; similarities/differences in ethnic group values, customs, and interdependence; U.S. geography; occupations; use of natural resources; sources of income in communities; community problems/events, architectural differences; similarities of communities; comparison of four communities with given physical and economic environments--income sources, population density, power structures; effects on individual of environmental and technological factors; and influences of population mobility. (RS)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Community Characteristics, Cooperation, Cultural Differences, Ethnic Groups, Grade 3, Institutions, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Mobility, Natural Resources, Occupations, Power Structure, Primary Education, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Spanish, Spanish Speaking, Spiral Curriculum, Teaching Guides, Units of Study
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, 7703 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas 78752 (Order No. 237-9, $4.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL.; Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to sideways reading material; For related document, see RC 010 946