ERIC Number: ED219979
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Around the World: Peru. 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 Peru aims to develop in students an awareness of Peruvian culture through experiential language and cultural activities. The unit guide has six components: (1) a list of resource books, special interest areas, and films; (2) suggestions on room decor, which include instructions on signs and symbols, names for students, and instructions for making a poncho; (3) the Spanish language section, which includes useful, culturally connected phrases, the video-tape script, and dialogue expansion techniques and cultural notes; (4) historical and cultural information on Peru in the form of an introductory essay and a discussion of the Incas; (5) cultural components, including an explanation of and activities on the "Quipu," an early accounting system, Peruvian music and food, Inca crafts, "la Fiesta de los Toros," the bullfight, and waving a cape; and (6) the affective components, including suggestions on sports and bullfighting, the father's role in the culture, and the socially acceptable career. (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, Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education, Spanish, 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: Peru