ERIC Number: ED093731
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Introduction to Anthropology. Social Studies: 0425.13.
La Roe, Margaret E.
The curriculum guide outlines a course in anthropology for grades 9-12. Having completed the course, the student will be able to (1) describe in general terms the social science of anthropology; (2) demonstrate the concept of culture through definition and examples; (3) identify some important goals of anthropology; (4) describe the various fields of anthropology: physical anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, and ethnography; (5) trace the theories concerning the origin and development of man as a physical and biological organism; (6) explain the concept of race from an anthropological perspective; (7) describe selected problems dealt with by archaeologists, ethnographers, and linguistics specialists; (8) outline the steps in ethnographic research; (9) cite examples of the uses of anthropology; and (10) evaluate the importance of anthropology in helping to solve problems in the modern world. Suggested teaching strategies include readings, films, classroom discussions, small group activities such as skits and classroom presentations based on research, outside speakers, and field work. Learning activities are suggested for each objective. Included in the appendix are a crossword puzzle and a listing of teacher and student print non-print resource materials. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.