ERIC Number: ED296605
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Foreign Language/Intercultural Program. Your World and Mine (Sixth Grade). DS Manual 2650.6.
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 sixth grade guide contains units on the relationship of the host nation to international organizations, contributions of the host nation to world culture, the host nation in the context of world history, the culture of the host nation's language in today's world, visiting interesting places in the host nation, host nation sports in regional and international competition, and host nation ecological problems in today's world. The guide is illustrated with student art. (MSE)
Descriptors: Athletics, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Guides, Dependents Schools, Educational Objectives, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Grade 6, Intermediate Grades, International Organizations, International Relations, Language Role, Second Language Instruction, Tourism, World Affairs
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.