ERIC Number: ED107891
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: N/A
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[Elementary Career Education Units: Grades 6 and 7.]
Radford City Schools, VA.
The guide is one of a series developed in a pilot project to integrate career education concepts with traditional subject matter and topics in elementary grades K-7 and in special education. Developed by teachers in the Radford, Virginia, schools, the units make use of resource persons from outside the school, occupational information, interviewing and reporting techniques, parent and family involvement, hands-on experiences, role playing, and field trips. All units are organized in a column format which provides an introductory motivating activity with related resources and materials. The lessons are based on content questions, which are explored by specific techniques and activites and supported by resource materials in all media. Not all data on materials are complete. For the sixth and seventh grade levels, the units are: advertising, art, banking, careers through knowledge of simple arithmetic, music, cartography, chemistry, communications, the dictionary, ecology, food services, geometry, Greek and Roman mythology's relationship with today's industry, the Lynchburg foundry, machines, magnetism and electricity, measurement and the metric system, the newspaper, nuclear energy, oceanography, and weather. (MDW)
Descriptors: Career Education, Communication Skills, Curriculum Guides, Grade 6, Grade 7, Integrated Curriculum, Junior High Schools, Music, Mythology, Occupations, Resource Materials, Science Education, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Kuhn Barnett Elementary School, 4th and Pendleton Streets, Radford, Virginia 24141 (K-3 (39 units) $5.00; 4-7 (42 units) $5.00; Special Education (18 units) $5.00; 8-12 (107 units) $10.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Radford City Schools, VA.