ERIC Number: ED069578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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The What and How of Teaching Afro-American Culture and History in the Elementary Schools.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Intercultural Relations in Education.
Elementary instructional materials are offered in this guide for teachers to help them learn and teach about Africa simultaneously. Interdisciplinary African materials and suggested activities are integrated into the total curriculum. Emphasis is upon relating the many African contributions which resulted in a fuller and better life for all. In the first section a calendar of significant events lists related activities and projects. Language arts, in the second section, includes readings, poetry, drama, and additional activities which emphasize affective objectives to help students understand what it means to be black. The third section, social studies, is arranged by the topics African history, cultural insights on Africa, African geography, Afro-American history, and United States historical figures. The next three sections deal with relating understandings about African and Afro-American culture and history to math, science, art, and physical education. Appendices include a bibliography of suggested books and a bibliography specifically for teachers. (SJM)
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Intercultural Relations in Education.