ERIC Number: ED161650
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
SCDC Spanish Curricula Units. Fine Arts Strand, Unit 8, Grade 3, Teacher's Guide--Multi-Ethnic Edition.
Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL.; Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.
One of 10 basic instructional units developed for Spanish-speaking children at the primary level, this bilingual fine arts unit, consisting of kits 29-32, has as its theme "the extended community". Learning and assessment activities support the spiraling question of how change occurs. Focus, objective, and materials for each of the activities is in English and Spanish; teacher instructions are in Spanish. Kits cover the language of music; relative position of ascending and descending notes; note names; graphic interpretation of rhythm patterns; art media; dance; expressive qualities of sound, timbre, and pitch; improvisation of rhythms; the introduction and coda of a song; musical notation; melodic contour; creative dramatics; aesthetic expression; theatrical production; and orchestra instruments. Also included are songs and their words about the Mayans, the Incas, Japan, parents' country of origin, celestial bodies, clouds, and ethnic and cultural themes. Unit eight also includes a cassette recording of vocal and instrumental selections (available separately from the Dissemination Center). (RS)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Activities, Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Dance, Dramatics, Ethnic Groups, Fine Arts, Grade 3, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Music Education, Primary Education, Singing, Spanish, Spanish Speaking, Spiral Curriculum, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Vocal Music
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, 7703 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas 78752 (Order No. 241-7, $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 010 942