ERIC Number: ED047583
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Cultural Language Study: Grade 8.
Tappenden, Jaqueline W.
Instructional materials provided in this second of a two-year sequence are designed to broaden and deepen the overview of Greek and Roman civilization and language developed in the initial year of study. Literary selections in the six units allow the student a comparison of themes and ideas in classical and contemporary literature. Major sections include: (1) review of seventh grade cultural language study, (2) man's quest for freedom, (3) responsibilities of leadership, (4) search for truth, (5) fallibility of man, and (6) to seek a newer world. Literary selections are drawn from a wide variety of writers including Homer, Demosthenes, Cicero, John F. Kennedy, Socrates, Tennyson, and others. The course description, philosophy, rationale, purposes, and behavioral objectives are included. The "Cultural Language Study Guide: Grade 7" is ED 044 959. (RL)
Descriptors: Classical Languages, Classical Literature, Contemporary Literature, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Cultural Education, Educational Objectives, Grade 8, Greek, Greek Civilization, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Language Instruction, Literature, Philosophy
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cleveland Heights - University Heights City School District, Cleveland Heights, OH.