ERIC Number: ED024176
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
In-Service Training Materials for Teachers of the Educable Mentally Retarded. Session III.
Meyen, Edward L.; Carr, Donald L.
Supplementing language arts for the educable mentally handicapped, the guide provides a representative unit on newspapers with core area activities, vocabulary, and 33 lesson plans. Sub-topics include community orientation, occupations, leisure time and recreation, weather, local history, money management, homemaking and home repair, transportation, social issues, place relationships, famous personalities, safety, and health. For each unit, objectives, activities, and resource materials are specified. Following the unit are a glossary of terms, a bibliography for teacher resources and reference, a bibliography and a supplemental reading list for students, and a list of films and filmstrips. Forms for teacher evaluation of the guide are included. (LE)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Core Curriculum, Current Events, Curriculum, Curriculum Guides, Exceptional Child Education, Instructional Materials, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Mass Media, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Newspapers, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Special Education Curriculum Development Center.