ERIC Number: ED184971
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Project ACE Activity Sets. Book I: Grades 3, 4, and 5.
Eden City Schools, NC.; Wake County Public School System, Raleigh, NC.; Durham County Schools, NC.; Greensboro City Public Schools, NC.
Eleven activity sets suitable for supplementing social studies units in grades 3, 4, and 5 are presented. Each set lists appropriate resources, concepts, general objectives and instructional objectives for each activity within the set. Grade 3 sets are "You Can Help Conserve Our Natural Resources,""Urban Decay and Urban Renewal,""The Use of Natural Resources in the Home," and "Problems, Problems, Problems, The Local Government Can Help." Activities include a role-playing situation depicting 25 years from now when natural resources are limited and the cities are crowded; viewing and discussing filmstrips and slides about the growth of a city; and drawing pictures of possible future cities. Also, students receive a coloring book of different types of shelter and play a game,"Shelter and Food." Grade 4 sets include "What Does City Government Do?""Who Is a Southerner?""Understanding Differences in Culture," and "Map Skills for North Carolina Citizens." Students learn about powers, responsibilities and services of local government and the geographical features, famous people, and life-style of the Southern United States. Values clarification, geneology exercises, and learning map skills through filmstrips are other activities. Grade 5 sets examine "Where is the Federal Government in Your Community?""Taxes -- Do We Need Them?" and "The Study of Immigration to the United States." Students study the activities of federal agencies, the process of collecting taxes, and the steps one must undertake to become a naturalized citizen. Immigration and citizenship forms are included. (KC)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Conservation Education, Cultural Awareness, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Futures (of Society), Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Immigrants, Learning Activities, Local Government, Map Skills, Role Playing, Simulation, Social Studies, United States Government (Course), Units of Study, Urban Studies, Values Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Eden City Schools, NC.; Wake County Public School System, Raleigh, NC.; Durham County Schools, NC.; Greensboro City Public Schools, NC.
Identifiers: North Carolina
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