ERIC Number: ED213628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
What is an Ethnic Group? A Multi-Ethnic Supplementary Learning Packet, Grade Levels: Elementary/Secondary, Grades K-9.
Watson, Patricia A.
The activities in this publication will help elementary and secondary students learn about ethnic groups. The first part of the publication contains teacher instructions. The second part contains the activity dittos for students. Some examples of the kinds of activities provided follow. Students are asked to define and list the characteristics of an ethnic group. They write a letter to a friend explaining an ethnic group. One activity asks students to gather information about their family background and complete their family tree. Students read about and compare how Christmas is celebrated in different countries around the world. In another activity, students read ethnic riddles and guess the name of the ethnic group to whom the riddle applies. Students play ethnic games and learn ethnic folk dances. In other activities, students unscramble words to spell the name of the ethnic group and study the ethnic groups of Baltimore. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Ethnic Heritage Studies Program.; Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.
Authoring Institution: Baltimore City Public Schools, MD.
Note: For a related document, see SO 013 888.