ERIC Number: ED239969
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
The Amish. [An Elementary School Teaching Unit].
Readings and activities in this elementary school unit are designed to introduce students to Amish culture. Specific reference is made to the Amish communities in Iowa. Four lessons focus on the history of the Amish in the United States, Amish family life, community life, and customs (such as clothing and occupations) in modern Amish communities. Each lesson contains a brief reading passage accompanied by activities or worksheets. Following the lesson plans is a section of handout materials, including recipes, evaluation questions, a crossword puzzle, and role playing cards. A bibliography is appended. The document is one of a collection of materials from the Iowa Area Education Agency 7 Teacher Center Project. (LP)
Descriptors: Amish, Community Characteristics, Community Cooperation, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Education, Family Life, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Factors, Social Studies, State History, Subcultures, Teacher Developed Materials, United States History, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Area Education Agency 7, Cedar Falls, IA.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa