ERIC Number: ED161615
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
SCDC Spanish Curricula Units. Science/Math, Unit 10, Grade 3, Teacher's Guide.
Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL.; Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.
Unit 10 of a Spanish science/math curriculum for grade three, composed of kits 37-40, has as its theme "communities around the world". The unit's teacher's guide contains both learning and assessment activities, with the focus, objective, and materials needed for each activity listed. Specific attention is placed on four spiraling questions dealing with the individual, his alternatives, ways to initiate change, and the results of change. Kit content covers concepts of change and interaction (in living and nonliving things, physical and chemical changes); measurement of areas in centimeters and meters; lines; angles; conservation of matter (preservation of natural resources); energy crisis; relation of mass to weight; gravity; measurement by gram, kilogram, liter, half liter, cube, and kilometer; multiplication (missing factors, of numbers with up to three zeros); concept of systems reviewed (ecosystem, solar system, ant colony); variation among animal species, taste, and food for balanced diet; distributive property of multiplication; practice with bank checks; bank books; concept of adaptation (hostile environments, use of senses in adaptation, how dinosaurs became extinct); multiplication; introduction of division; and frames of reference. (RS)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Conservation (Concept), Division, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Grade 3, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Measurement, Multiplication, Physical Environment, Primary Education, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Spanish, Spanish Speaking, Spiral Curriculum, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, 7703 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas 78752 (Order No. 274-3, $4.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL.; Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to sideways reading material; For related document, see RC 010 898