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ERIC Number: ED091303
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 55
Abstractor: N/A
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Armenian Studies for Secondary Students, A Curriculum Guide.
Stone, Frank A.
The guide outlines a two to six week course of study on Armenian history and culture for secondary level students. The unit will help students develop an understanding of the following: culture of the American citizens of Armenian origin; key events and major trends in Armenian history; Armenian architecture, folklore, literature and music as vehicles of culture; and characteristics of Armenian educational, political and religious institutions. Teaching strategies suggested include the use of print and non-print materials, questioning techniques, classroom discussion, art activities, field trips, and classroom visits by Armenian-Americans. The guide consists of the following seven units: (1) The Armenians in North America; (2) Sketches of Armenian History; (3) Armenian Mythology; (4) Voices of Fiction and Poetry; (5) Armenian Christianity; (6) Armenian Fine Arts; and (7) Armenian Political Aims. Instructional and resource materials, background sources, teaching strategies, and questions to stimulate classroom discussion are provided for each unit. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Univ., Storrs. World Education Project.