ERIC Number: ED308127
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Global Studies, Grade 9. East Asia-Japan Unit.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
This curriculum guide is designed to assist teachers and supervisors in the implementation of the New York State Global Studies syllabus. The materials presented in this guide represent suggested approaches for teaching the unit on East Asia-Japan. The themes addressed are: the physical/historical setting, the dynamics of change, contemporary nations and cultures, economic development in Japan, and Japan in the global context. Each theme begins with a rationale and performance objectives, and includes several teaching strategies and related worksheets. Each strategy aims to promote learning by including one or more skills in an area such as critical thinking, reading, writing, map interpretation, and problem solving. They call for a variety of activities, including roleplaying, simulations, small group discussions, brainstorming, debates, research activities, interviews, and "hands-on" experiences. Worksheets contain teaching/learning activities including primary sources such as photographs, diaries, documents, maps, charts, graphs, diagrams, speeches, and letters of a particular era. A calendar of lessons which details lesson aims and major ideas to be learned is included. (GEA)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian Studies, Class Activities, Curriculum Guides, Economic Development, Geography Instruction, Global Approach, Grade 9, History Instruction, Multicultural Education, Political Science, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Worksheets
New York City Board of Education, 131 Livingston St., Room 613, Brooklyn, NY 11201 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
Identifiers - Location: Asia; Japan