ERIC Number: ED150787
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Calcasieu Parish Spark Program for Primary Gifted/Talented Students: Guidelines and Curriculum. Revised.
Bankens, Barbara; Hillebrandt, Marlene
Presented is the curriculum guide for primary grade gifted and talented students in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. Introductory information includes information on program philosophy, rationale, definition of giftedness, goals of the program, identifying characteristics of giftedness, identification and placement, rationale for curriculum development, B. Bloom's sequential classification of question cues, J. Guilford's structure-of-intellect model, the teaching/learning model, teacher behaviors, pupil behaviors, inquiry processes, teacher questioning techniques, value clarification, field trips, resource persons, and student notebooks. The major portion of the document provides a detailed curriculum guide for both grades 1 and 2 in the curriculum areas of language arts, social science, math, science, music, and art. Specific activities are usually discussed in terms of purpose, suggested time, content, procedure, materials, evaluation, and extended activities. Appendixes provide such information as materials used in the program, inservice training, parental and community involvement, policies, funding, and future plans. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Calcasieu Parish School System, Lake Charles, LA.
Note: Entire document is on colored paper and may not reproduce well in hard copy; For the upper elementary and secondary curriculum guide, see EC 103 896