ERIC Number: ED243644
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Metric System Resource Units = Unidades de Trabajo del Sistema Metrico Decimal. K-12. Project C.A.M.B.I.O., Changing Attitudes towards Metrics for Bilingual Instruction & Operations.
Pulido, Josefina; Almendares, Simon
Four resource units are included in this document. For each, general objectives on knowledge and concepts, skills, and attitudes are given; content is outlined; and some suggestions for initiating the unit are listed. The first unit, on measuring length, provides six lesson plans, to teach about the meter, the smaller units of the meter, units larger than the meter, and converting within the metric system. Over 25 activity worksheets follow; each uses both English and Spanish (on reverse sides). The second unit focuses on measuring weight/mass, with three lesson plans on the gram, smaller and larger measures, and converting. Over 20 activity worksheets in English and Spanish follow. The focus of the third unit is on measuring capacity/volume, with three lesson plans on liters, smaller and larger measures, and converting. About 20 activity worksheets follow. In the fourth unit, the focus is on temperature, with four lesson plans on developing the concept of temperature, learning about thermometers, learning to read a Celsius scale, and relating estimates with measures. About 15 activity worksheets are included. (MNS)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Language of Instruction, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Mathematics Instruction, Measurement, Metric System, Minority Groups, Objectives, Resource Materials, Spanish Speaking, Units of Study, Worksheets
National Hispanic Univ., 255 E. 14th St., Oakland, CA 94606 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Hispanic Univ., Oakland, CA.