ERIC Number: ED209860
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Special Education/Traffic Safety Education. Curriculum Guide.
McBrayer, Clyde; Tidwell, Fred
The curriculum guide for special education students is intended to serve as a supplement to the Washington 1980 State Traffice Safety Education Curriculum Guide. The guide is also correlated with two popular traffic safety texts. Each of the 21 modules contains a goal statement, a list of vocabulary words that might be difficult, a check sheet that lists requirements for both the special education teacher and the traffic safety teacher, samples of any materials or worksheets, and a module evaluation section. Modules are concerned with the following areas: introduction to traffic safety, preparing and controlling the vehicle, maneuvering in limited space; intersections; traffic flow; lane changes; passing; critical driving tasks; vehicle malfunctions and breakdowns; city and freeway environments; obtaining your driver's licence; signs, signals, and pavement markings; human functions--defensive driving; roadway variations; limited visibility and lessened traction; special driving conditions; vehicle characteristics, motorcycle awareness; nonmotorized traffic; internal and physical factors, alcohol and other drugs; vehicle maintenance; planning for travel; legal and postcrash responsibilities; and individual responsibilities and opportunities, fuel conservation, and system improvement. Also included is a pre/posttest. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. Div. of Instructional and Professional Services.; Washington Traffic Safety Commission, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Educational Service District 113, Olympia, WA.
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