ERIC Number: ED171861
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
The City Kids' Book. OISE Curriculum Series No. 37.
Endicott, Fran; Thomas, Barb
Compiled in this curriculum program are a number of poems, stories, classroom activities, songs and illustrations dealing with various aspects of a multiethnic urban environment in Canada. Designed to familiarize students with the diverse urban population, differences and similarities among individuals, communities, and families of different ethnic and minority groups in a city are described. Also considered are the different kinds of jobs held and job opportunities available to these people. Racism and other discriminatory attitudes are problems presented in some of the stories. (EB)
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Ethnic Groups, Family Characteristics, Inner City, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Social Bias, Urban Areas, Urban Education, Urban Population
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1V6 ($6.75)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto.