ERIC Number: ED242651
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
People of the Appalachians.
Adams, George; And Others
Suitable for use in middle school classes, this interdisciplinary resource book on the culture of Appalachia is divided into 15 units. Topics covered are: stereotyping, values, geography, coal, people, family, housing, biographies, literature, music, crafts, dance, religion, wisdom, and change. Through a variety of learning activities and instructional materials, students compare the values held by Appalachian people to mainstream American values, explore stereotypes about Appalachia in popular literature, develop map skills, complete puzzles, analyze literature and music, examine different types of architecture, and write stories. Each unit contains a lesson plan detailing goals, objectives, materials, and procedures. (LP)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Biographies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Traits, Dance, Family (Sociological Unit), Folk Culture, Geography, Handicrafts, Housing, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Literature, Middle Schools, Music, Regional Characteristics, Religion, Social Change, Social Studies, Stereotypes, Units of Study, Values
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Bureau of Postsecondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of International Education.
Authoring Institution: Burton International School, Detroit, MI.