ERIC Number: ED177044
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Teacher's Guide to the German/American Heritage Radio Series.
The guide suggests teaching methods and learning activities related to German Americans and their heritage in Missouri. Intended for upper elementary and secondary ethnic studies or history courses, the material outlines and supports 13 radio programs. The objective is to increase awareness and understanding of the various facets of the German American heritage in Missouri and the United States. The activities suggested are intended to aid listening, recall, interpretation, and critical and creative thinking skills. The document is divided into 13 chapters. Topics covered are migration; German and Missourian geography; attitudes toward and ways of governing; bilingualism in the schools; agriculture; arts and architecture; the preservation and influence of culture, customs, and tradition; the influence of the German language; importance of music and dance; literature; historical and prevailing prejudices against Germans; achievements, including Christmas as well as prominent individuals; and views of the future preservation of the German heritage. Suggested activities include discussion, field trips, mapwork, comparisons, research, creative writing, and supplemental readings. Each chapter begins with a content summary, offers background information including a list of terms, German words or phrases, notable people, and historical facts or events, suggests listening preparation and post listening activities, and lists information sources. (CK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia.
Identifiers: Ethnic Heritage Studies Program; German Americans; Missouri
Note: Guide prepared through the Department of Curriculum and Instruction