ERIC Number: ED187919
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Project CHOICE: #73. A Career Unit for Grades 5 and 6. Introduction to the Peace Corps. (Public Service Occupations Career Cluster).
Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield, CA.
This teaching unit, Introduction to the Peace Corps, is one in a series of curriculum guides developed by Project CHOICE (Children Have Options in Career Education) to provide the classroom teacher with a source of career-related activities linking 5th and 6th grade elementary classroom experiences with the world of work. These ten lessons on the Peace Corps give background information on the Peace Corps, considers the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a volunteer. An introductory section gives the rationale for the unit, goals, performance objectives, entry-level assessment, and evaluation. A list of suggested instructional materials, such as films, filmstrips, books, community resources, and art supplies, is included in this section. Each lesson contains a statement of purpose, materials needed for the lesson, an introductory statement, class activities, and a summary activity. Written materials (such as worksheets, surveys, and task cards) are included where feasible. (MEK)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Development, Career Education, Educational Resources, Grade 5, Grade 6, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Occupational Clusters, Occupations, Public Service Occupations, Units of Study, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield, CA.