ERIC Number: ED156924
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Food Preparation: An Instructional Package with Adaptations for Visually Impaired Individuals.
Crawford, Glinda B.; And Others
This instructional package, developed for the home economics teacher of mainstreamed visually impaired students, provides food preparation lesson plans appropriate for the junior high level. First, teacher guidelines are given, including characteristics of the visually impaired, orienting such students to the classroom, orienting class members to the visually impaired, suggestions for effective teaching, and sources of assistance for teachers such as reading materials, organizations, and agencies. Next, the food preparation unit objectives and unit generalizations are given, followed by six lesson plans. The topics of the lessons are kitchen appliances and equipment, kitchen work areas, cleanliness in the kitchen, measuring techniques, practicing cooking skills, and outdoor cooking. Each lesson includes objectives and generalizations, a pre- and posttest with an answer key, a list of learning activities (i.e. teacher lecture-demonstration, information sheets designed for all students and some especially for the blind, worksheets and worksheet keys, games), additional learning activities, suggested films, books, kits or other resources, and special notes to the teacher for presenting the lesson to the visually impaired students. Concluding the package is a list of addresses for food resource materials (pamphlets, books, cassette tapes, films) and a bibliography on foods and cookbooks with indication whether is available in large type, braille, or record. (This instructional package is one of a series of instructional packages developed as a part of a project titled Development of Home Economics Curriculum for the Visually Impaired.) (JH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Dakota School for the Blind, Grand Forks.; North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks.