ERIC Number: ED073970
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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Families Around the World. The Japanese Family. Teacher's Resource Unit.
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Project Social Studies Curriculum Center.; Chelmsford Public Schools, MA.
The resource unit prepared for grade one is the fourth in a series on the theme of Families Around the World. For this study of the Japanese family, background material is presented for the teacher describing the site of Suye Mura, family structure, basic physical needs, a typical day, socialization, communication, village life today, and the comparison of a village and city. Major objectives of the course are to help students understand culture as a learned behavior, social organization, social process, and social, political, and economic factors related to location. Other objectives for this cultural study are defined, noting concepts and objectives as well as attitudes and skills to be developed. Teaching strategies are described for 64 activities in a format designed to help teachers see the relationships among objectives, content, teaching procedures, and materials of instruction. Audiovisual aids and printed materials to be used are listed with each activity and a general list of educational media is given. Appendices include pupil materials prepared for this unit, such as maps, and activities that include flower arranging, paper folding, stories, and songs. Related documents are ED 051 207 through ED 051 034; and SO 005 391 through SO 005 396. (SJM)
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Concept Teaching, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Ethnic Studies, Family Role, Family (Sociological Unit), Grade 1, Human Geography, Human Relations, Japanese, Resource Units, Social Studies, Social Systems, Social Values, Sociocultural Patterns, Units of Study
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Elementary and Secondary Research.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Project Social Studies Curriculum Center.; Chelmsford Public Schools, MA.