ERIC Number: ED214353
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Program for the Gifted/Talented Child [and] Independent Study Curriculum Guide.
The first of two guides provides general program information and suggested activities for the elementary level gifted and talented program of Harrisburg, Illinois, and the second guide provides materials and forms used in the independent study component of the program. The introduction to the general guide discusses the philosophy of the program, areas of giftedness, and stages in program development. The second chapter describes the following specific programs within the enrichment program: awareness workshop in reading enrichment, language arts enrichment workshop, children's visual and performing arts workshop, creativity workshop, independent study, basic thinking skills, and creative writing workshop. The next chapter contains worksheets and criteria for identifying gifted children for the various programs. Specific activities for the various programs are described in the fourth chapter. The final chapter includes forms for program evaluation and student achievement by parents, students, and teachers. The second guide includes independent study materials including: a brief program description, student identification for independent study/teacher checklist, learning styles inventory for students, independent study evaluation form, student evaluation form, parent evaluation form, sample letter to parents, independent study contract, study daily log, worksheet on using the library, a list of topics for beginning independent study pupils, a guide for an interview project, topics for advanced independent study, research ideas, a historical research contract, advanced research topic suggestions, the independent study group project guide, creative book reporting ideas, and questions for interviews. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Harrisburg Community Unit 3 School District, IL.
Identifiers: Illinois (Harrisburg)