ERIC Number: ED126630
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Daily Living and Physical Education Skills for EMR Pupils.
Signorelli, Victor A.
Presented is a curriculum guide to develop daily living and physical education skills of elementary grade educable mentally retarded students. Each section includes learning objectives, suggested class activities coded to the objectives, and review activities. Sections focus on the following skills: safety habits in the home; safety habits to and from school; safety habits at school; developing desirable personal health practices; applying basic principles of nutrition in daily living; developing basic practices for the prevention and control of disease; understanding physical, mental, emotional and social changes that are a part of growth and development; developing an awareness of health as it affects the home, the school, and the community; developing creative body movements through mimetics; gaining an understanding of the body's parts and surfaces; developing the ability to move from place to place in a variety of ways; developing body control, expressiveness, and creativity through rhythmic activities; developing proficiency and skills in game activities; and developing physical fitness. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Schools, CA. Special Instructional Programs Branch.