ERIC Number: ED219976
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Around the World: Brazil. An Exploratory Unit for Middle School Students.
Galloway, Vicki; And Others
One of the units developed as part of the "Around the World" exploratory language program in South Carolina, this unit on Brazil aims to develop in students an awareness of Brazilian culture through experiential language and cultural activities. The guide has the following components: (1) a list of resources including books, special interest areas, films, and information agencies; (2) suggestions on room decor, which includes brief discussions of Brazilian signs and trinkets, and instructions on setting up displays and celebrations of Brazilian culture; (3) the Portuguese language section, which includes teaching hints, useful expressions, structural models, and the video tapescript; (4) the cognitive component in the form of an introductory essay and discussion on it; (5) a presentation of Brazilian food, crafts, music, dance and sports; and (6) three cultural components on Carnaval in Rio, nature and the Brazilians, and a brief discussion of the Brazilian people. (AMH)
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Audiolingual Methods, Cognitive Objectives, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Activities, Cultural Education, Dialogs (Language), Educational Resources, Experiential Learning, Folk Culture, Global Approach, Humanistic Education, Instructional Materials, Legends, Middle Schools, Music, Portuguese, Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education, Teaching Guides
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Div. of Instruction.
Identifiers - Location: Brazil