ERIC Number: ED239970
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
The readings and activities in this 5-day unit for 4th and 5th grade classes are designed to introduce students to Amish culture in America. A total of five lessons are outlined in which students discuss Amish family life, role play Amish celebrations, make basic products such as bread and soap, and examine Amish customs and occupations. A true/false and multiple choice exercise evaluates student comprehension. Recipes for making soap and bread, and a bibliography are included. The document is one of a series of materials from the Iowa Area Education Agency 7 Teacher Center Project. (LP)
Descriptors: Amish, Community Characteristics, Community Cooperation, Cross Cultural Studies, Family Life, Grade 4, Grade 5, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Factors, Social Studies, State History, Subcultures, Teacher Developed Materials, United States History, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Area Education Agency 7, Cedar Falls, IA.
Identifiers: Iowa; PF Project
Note: For related document, see SO 015 249.