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ERIC Number: ED396972
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 100
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Geography of Germany, Lessons for Teaching the Five Themes of Geography. Social Studies Grades 9-12. Update 1994.
Blankenship, Glen; Tinkler, D. William
These lessons, designed for high school classrooms, focus on the country of Germany in teaching the five themes of geography (location, place, human-environment interaction, movement, and region). The lessons can be used individually via integration into the curriculum or collectively used as a complete stand-alone unit. The lessons are desigend to support the teaching of courses in World Geography, U.S. Government/Civics, and Economics from a comparative United States/Germany perspective. Each lesson begins with an outline for teaching that includes instructional objectives, a list of necessary materials, and a sequenced list of procedures for using the activities provided with the lesson. Lessons include: (1) "Location of Germany on the Earth's Surface"; (2) "Physical and Human Characteristics of Germany"; (3) "The Interaction of the German People and Their Environment"; (4) "Cultural Diversity in Germany"; and (5) "German Unification and Regional Changes." (EH)
American Association of Teachers of German (AATG), 112 Haddontowne Court, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034 (single copies at cost price); Goethe House New York, 1014 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028 (free sets of materials for inservice training).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Goethe House, New York, NY.; Inter Nationes, Bonn (Germany).
Identifiers: Germany
Note: For related item, see SO 025 163.