ERIC Number: ED296599
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Foreign Language/Intercultural Program. You and I (Kindergarten). DS Manual 2650.0.
Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.
The curriculum guides for foreign language and intercultural education programs in United States dependents schools overseas provide instructional ideas designed to promote learning about the language and culture of the host nation. The series, covering kindergarten through eighth grade, was written by host nation teachers, classroom teachers, and curriculum coordinators representing the five regions of dependents schools. At each level, instructional units focus on aspects of the host culture, with host country language instruction objectives included in each unit. A variety of instructional activities are suggested, to be used as desired by teachers. The kindergarten guide contains units on self-identity, socialization, traffic safety rules, safety and seasonal changes, customs and traditions, community helpers, food production in the host nation, physical education, the arts, and pets and favorite animals. The guide is illustrated with student art. (MSE)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see FL 017 512-520.