ERIC Number: ED296603
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Foreign Language/Intercultural Program. Your Region and Mine (Fourth Grade). DS Manual 2650.4.
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 fourth grade guide contains units on aspects of the surrounding region, including the natural environment, regional foods, legends and tales of the holiday season, holiday traditions and customs, holiday exchange programs, and study of a regional community. The guide is illustrated with student art. (MSE)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Guides, Dependents Schools, Educational Objectives, Experiential Learning, Field Trips, Geography, Grade 4, Holidays, Intermediate Grades, Regional Characteristics, Second Language Instruction, Social History
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 017 511-520.