ERIC Number: ED184972
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Project ACE Activity Sets. Book II: Grades 6 and 7.
Eden City Schools, NC.; Wake County Public School System, Raleigh, NC.; Durham County Schools, NC.; Greensboro City Public Schools, NC.
The document contains eight activity sets suitable for grades 6 and 7. Topics focus on governmental, social, and educational systems in foreign countries. Each activity set contains background reading materials, resources, concepts, general objectives, and instructional objectives. Grade 6 sets are "Soviet Youth Organizations,""How Democracy in Ancient Greece is Reflected in Our Lives Today,""Italy: The Election of a Leader," and "Soviet Education." Activities include simulating youth groups, comparing Soviet youth groups with the Boy Scout Program, examining the elements of democracy, simulating an election in Italy, and playing a board game, "Getting to the Top in Soviet Education." Grade 7 sets include "China - The Education System,""India: The Caste System,""The Middle East Tribal Problems," and "African Stereotypes." Students examine how a country's political philosophy strongly influences the educational system, simulate the caste system in India, role play the concept of loyalty to levels of government in the Middle East, and examine the concept of racial stereotypes. (KC)
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: Africa; China; India; Italy; Middle East; USSR
Note: For related documents, see SO 012 515-517. Some of the journal articles may not reproduce well in paper copy.