ERIC Number: ED239712
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Let's Celebrate Autumn: Activities for Grades 4-8.
Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield, Ca. Div. of Instructional Services.
One of a series of activity guides, this publication offers a variety of learning activities and resource materials to help teachers and students celebrate special days and events in autumn. The activities and resources are especially designed to develop communications skills of students in grades 4-8; however, they are easily transferable to other topics and age levels. The guide begins with a list of special days and events in September, October, and November. Background information and activities are presented for the following days and events: (1) multicultural observances in September; (2) Better Breakfast Month; (3) California Admission Day; (4) the anniversary of the "Star Spangled Banner"; (5) Constitution and Citizenship Day and the adoption of the Bill of Rights; (6) the first day of autumn; (7) Native American Day; (8) Columbus Day; (9) Fire Prevention Week; (10) United Nations Day; (11) Halloween; (12) National Book Week and American Education Week; (13) Veteran's Day; and (14) Thanksgiving. Appendices include teaching suggestions for writing complete sentences, clustering, and developing paragraphs; a list of hundreds of topics for description, characterization, dramatization, narration, imaginative writing, reporting, and motivation; and a form for evaluating the activity guide. (DC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield, Ca. Div. of Instructional Services.