ERIC Number: ED247194
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Jelly Jam, the People Preserver. Teaching Guide. An Environmental Manual for Teachers and Parents. Revised Edition.
Designed for teachers of students in grades 2 through 4, this teaching guide for a self-teaching, interdisciplinary reading and activity program comprises a complete supplemental reading, science, and social studies approach to the problems of environmental pollution. Jelly Jam, a caring little animal, helps children understand how air, water, and land pollution affect their lives and what they can do to help clean up the environment. The guide presents general background information; additional classroom and home activities, ideas, games, questions and answers, experiments, illustrations, and interdisciplinary projects; and the answers to questions and puzzles that are in the children's activity book. The guide is organized into the following sections: foreword and introduction, curriculum suggestions, and using the program: pollution and the environment, air pollution, water pollution, land pollution, population, and additional ideas. A list of recommended books, periodicals, films, records, and other materials for children and adults, the names and addresses of active environmental organizations, and a comprehensive index conclude the document. (LH)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Independent Study, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Pollution, Reading Instruction, Social Studies, Supplementary Reading Materials, Teaching Methods
Our Natural World, Johnny Reads, Inc., 2221 Calexico Way South, P.O. Box 12834, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-2834 ($10.00 each, quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Parents
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For activity book, see SO 015 818.