ERIC Number: ED349227
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Rio Blanco: Land Use in a Highland Guatemalan Village. A Precollegiate Curriculum Unit: Grades 6-12. Revised.
Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
This unit, developed for grades 6-12, is designed to help students grasp what life is like in a highland village in Guatemala. It is intended that students develop skills in geography and begin to discuss such ideas as rural poverty, migration to urban centers, land distribution, and agricultural methods. The unit involves the use of a set of slides. English and Spanish versions of the slide script are included. (DB)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Global Approach, Intermediate Grades, Land Use, Rural Areas, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
SPICE--Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education, Littlefield Center, Room 14, 300 Lasuen Street, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5013 ($23.95, includes slides for the unit).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
Identifiers: Global Education; Guatemala
Note: Developed for the Latin America Project.