ERIC Number: ED221429
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Patriotic Observances. Grades K-6.
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg.
Materials and suggestions to help teachers in grades K-6 highlight special dates that hold significance for Canadian children are provided. The purpose is to arouse an awareness in children of their Canadian identity. The "patriotic observances" should take place at the beginning of every school day. Materials concerning Canadian natural wonders, occupations, animals, heroes, ancestors, geography, ethnic groups, and the arts are provided for each grade level. Included are jingles, monthly calendars of events, suggested themes and songs for special day programs, word games, a national anthem, short stories, and examples of children's writings. Bibliographies are also provided. (RM)
Descriptors: Animals, Canada Natives, Comparative Education, Elementary Education, Ethnic Groups, Fine Arts, Foreign Countries, Geography, Learning Activities, Occupations, Patriotism, Resource Materials, Social Studies
Manitoba Department of Education, Box 3, Main Floor, 1181 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3G 0T3.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg.
Identifiers: Canada; Holidays
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