ERIC Number: ED129489
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun-5
Reference Count: 0
Special Activities for Very Special Children.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.
Developed by 41 Bureau of Indian Affairs special education teachers, this booklet presents 25 teaching activities which they found very helpful in their classrooms. The purpose, materials needed, and procedures are given for each activity. The activities cover the alphabet letters, letter recognition, vocabulary development, sentence structure, paragraph structure, reading, following directions, eye-hand coordination, spelling, initiation of oral discussion, story beginnings, creative writing and productive thinking, visual memory and perception, identification of words and sounds, auditory discrimination, phrase reading, development of memory and recall, sequencing, likenesses and differences of objects, development of self-confidence through fun and dramatization, animal categories, time sharing, number recognition, and basic addition and subtraction facts. Eighty-three activities to use with the balance beam are given. These activities are to help the child develop laterality, directionality , and dynamic balance. The booklet also includes directions for making crayon or pencil holders, mini-carrels for student privacy, and eight rhymes for rope skipping. (NQ)
Descriptors: Activity Units, American Indians, Arithmetic, Auditory Discrimination, Creative Activities, Dramatic Play, Elementary Education, Eye Hand Coordination, Learning Activities, Memory, Motor Development, Perceptual Development, Psychomotor Skills, Reading Development, Self Concept, Special Education, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides, Vocabulary Development, Word Recognition
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.
Note: Booklet developed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs special education teachers at a workshop (National Indian Training and Research Center, Tempe, Arizona, June 5-8 1972)