ERIC Number: ED393785
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
A Handbook for Teaching Archaeology in Saskatchewan Schools.
This handbook is a general resource to assist Saskatchewan, Canada educators in preparing archaeological units of study for their classrooms, or in using archaeological concepts in existing units of study. Divided into nine chapters, including the introduction (chapter 1), each contain different sources of information. Chapter contents include: (2) contains background information about archaeology, including an introduction to the subject and Canadian heritage legislation; (3) reviews the precontact and early historic periods of Saskatchewan; (4) discusses archaeology as a career; (5) is a case study of how one Saskatchewan archaeological site has been studied; (6) is a discussion of how archaeological themes can be integrated into a number of content areas; (7) describes 10 different kinds of classroom and outdoor activities, suitable for a variety of grades and areas of study, and reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of archaeology; (8) is an annotated list of resource materials; (9) contains information about some of the different archaeological groups who do work with the public in Saskatchewan and abroad; and (10) is a glossary of archaeological terms used throughout the handbook. (DQE)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art Education, Canada Natives, Canadian Studies, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Mathematics, Multicultural Education, Resource Materials, Social Studies
Western Heritage Services, Inc., 563 Fifth Ave. N., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7K 2R1 Canada.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Saskatchewan School Trustees Association, Regina.
Authoring Institution: Western Heritage Services, Inc. Saskatoon (Saskatchewan).
Identifiers: Native Studies; Saskatchewan
Note: Also funded by the Saskatchewan Family Foundation, Heritage Branch and Saskatchewan Research Council.