ERIC Number: ED105259
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Doing Your Thing: Fourth Grade.
The fourth grade instructional unit, part of a grade school level career education series, is designed to assist learners in relating present experiences to past and future ones. Before the main body of the lessons is described, field testing results are reported, and key items are presented: the concepts, the estimated instructional time, the vocabulary introduced, the resources required, and the instructor preparation tasks. Instructional procedures are presented in three sections--an introduction, learners' tasks, and a summary. Some supplemental activities are presented, strategy and resource profiles provided, and assessment procedures outlined. The unit's primary intent is to develop career awareness, employability skills, and an understanding of task completion as a job responsibility. Major topics stress job specialization and dependency on others to complete a task. Lessons demonstrate the meaning of job specialization and dependency and include the planning and playing of a softball game, the observation of workers, and the building of a model house. The 20-hour unit, suitable for group instruction, relates to the math, art, and language arts areas. Instructional materials for a model house are included. An instructional strategy guide and an alternate lesson plan with transparency masters are appended. (MW)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Career Awareness, Career Education, Childrens Games, Construction (Process), Curriculum Guides, Educational Media, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Grade 4, Group Instruction, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Lesson Plans, Occupational Information, Relevance (Education), Resource Materials, Task Performance, Teaching Methods, Unit Plan
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.
Note: For related documents, see CE 003 563-571