ERIC Number: ED072568
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Curriculum Guide for the Trainable Mentally Retarded in Primary, Intermediate and Secondary Curricula.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Special and Compensatory Education.; Duquesne Univ., Pittsburgh, PA.
Providing both educational and social experiences for trainable mentally retarded (TMR) children, the curriculum guide covers three educational levels: primary (6-8 year olds), imtermediate (8-13 year olds), and secondary (13-21 year olds). Indicated in chart format for each general area of instruction are specific behavioral objectives, experiences and activities to achieve those objectives, and suggested instructional materials and resources. General areas covered in the primary curriculum are social skills, self care skills, gross and fine motor skills, auditory perception, language arts, math, music, and art. The intermediate curriculum includes communication skills, personal and social competence, physical development, economic usefulness, safety, recreation, manners and morals, and self help skills. Covered in the secondary curriculum are motor skills, safety and self care, social skills, language and communication, functional math, vocational skills, recreation, and aesthetic appreciation. Evaluation charts conclude each of the three levels. (KW)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Special and Compensatory Education.; Duquesne Univ., Pittsburgh, PA.