ERIC Number: ED202782
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
The Cultural Exchange, A Cross-Cultural and Interdisciplinary Multicultural Education Curriculum for Grades 4-8. Trace Your Own Roots. Teacher Manual [and] Student Manual.
Nethery, Mary; And Others
A teacher's manual and student booklet for investigating family genealogy is provided for grades 4-8. The teacher's manual lists student objectives, methods for introducing the unit, a parent letter, student tracking chart, materials needed, vocabulary, group activities, a culminating activity, and a list of additional resources. Students will demonstrate knowledge of their own heritage and the cultural diversity within the classroom, make classroom presentations, and indicate pride and respect for their cultural heritages. Group activities include making murals, a class dictionary, collecting items made in other countries, and organizing a tasting party, talk show, and sing-a-long. The student booklet explains purposes of the genealogical study; provides charts for a family tree, family journey, and family holidays and customs; guides for writing letters to relatives, national archives, and county agencies; and suggestions for investigating cultural art, music, and food. (KC)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Multicultural Education, Social Studies, Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Units of Study
Humboldt County Office of Education, 901 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 99501 (The Cultural Exchange Curriculum Program which includes a filmstrip/cassette is sold for $60.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Authoring Institution: Humboldt County Office of Education, Eureka, CA.