ERIC Number: ED151453
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
A Moderately Challenging Social Interaction Unit, Culture. Junior High Innerchange 26.
Human Development Training Inst., La Mesa, CA.
This learning unit on culture is one of a series of instructional materials for junior high school students. In the preliminary experience sheet, aimed at introducing students to the concept of culture, cultural heritage, identity, conflict, and diversity are discussed briefly. In separate outlines of group circle sessions and learning activities, guidelines are offered for teachers presenting this unit. Circle session topics include: "a member of cultural group whom I admire,""an artistic expression of my culture that I like,""a special occasion or holiday which relates to my culture,""something I like that is part of another culture," and "something I like about myself that is part of me because of my culture." Additional supporting activities for the unit include written reports on students' cultural identities, an intercultural dinner, and an activity for music appreciation and discussion. For each circle session and activity, a description, objectives, time and materials needed, and suggestions for teachers presenting the unit are offered. Additional topics for activities and a list of references and resources are also included. (GC)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Ethnicity, Group Activities, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Multicultural Education
Human Development Training Institute, 7574 University Avenue, La Mesa, California 92041
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Human Development Training Inst., La Mesa, CA.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to author's restriction; For a related document see UD 017 968 ; May reproduce poorly due to paper color