ERIC Number: ED238636
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Little, Mildred J.; Smith, Carole F.
Designed to be used in conjunction with the book "Canoeing", published by the American Red Cross in 1977, the teaching packet provides assistance in organizing and teaching a basic canoeing class. The packet lists 20 class objectives and details essential and recommended equipment and safety precautions. The packet contains a 15-day unit plan with an accompanying planning guide that describes teaching procedures ; Experiential Learning the unit plan. In addition, the packet contains teaching hints which include general suggestions and information about canoeing skill analysis, review methods, combination strokes, and rainy day activities. Sections on canoe formations, games and contests, and a canoeing routine contain information rarely found in print. A variety of activities is listed for each of nine formations in which canoes may be placed for efficient class organization. Rules and variations are included for 13 games and contests, as are diagrams and explanations of a canoeing routine. The packet concludes with a skill test, a skills checklist, and a written canoeing exam with answers. The packet contains 22 overhead transparency masters. (SB)
Descriptors: Canoeing, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Course Organization, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Outdoor Education, Performance Tests, Safety, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Safari Club International Conservation Fund, Tucson, AZ.