ERIC Number: ED239986
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
This is Alaska.
Designed primarily for sixth grade students, this 2-week learning packet on Alaska can be adapted to grades 5 and 7. Material is divided into three sections. Following a discussion of how and when to introduce this unit, the teacher section contains a brief summary of each of the unit's seven lessons. The student section contains readings and activities for each lesson. Most activities can be accomplished by students working without teacher supervision. Lessons 1 and 2 cover Alaska geography and map practice. In lesson 3, students learn about Alaskan ethnic groups while building their research and vocabulary skills. Lesson 4 focuses on developing a timeline of Alaskan history. Lesson 5 outlines the road to Alaskan statehood. In lesson 6, students examine Alaska's indigenous wildlife. The final lesson contains group activities for studying transportation in Alaska. Section 3 contains a variety of supplementary activities designed for slow learners, learning centers, and extra credit work. The document is one of a collection of materials from the Iowa Area Education Agency 7 Teacher Center. (LP)
Descriptors: Eskimos, Ethnic Groups, Geography, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Independent Study, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Social Studies, State History, Teacher Developed Materials, Transportation, United States History, Units of Study, Wildlife
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: Alaska