ERIC Number: ED326408
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Communities. Community Study Unit, Grade 1. Teacher Edition, Field Trip Guide for Teachers, and Student Book.
Lee County School District, Ft. Myers, FL. Dept. of Environmental Education and Instructional Development Services.
This unit is designed to help first grade students understand the broad concept of community. The students experience a variety of in-class and field trip activities that will expose them to communities. The students observe and compare both natural and human-designed communities. Learning activities include pantomimes, listening activities, kinesthetic activities, and a variety of vocabulary and concept discussions and games. This set of documents includes an overview, objectives, and four sections of activities designed around the life and community of a wood duck. Appendices include the 4Mat model, an application of this unit to the 4Mat model, a cognitive pre/posttest, a student book, a glossary, a discussion of scheduling considerations, and parent permission form. The field trip guide covers practical matters, subject matter, instructional suggestions, and wrap-up activities for a bus trip to the Nature Center of Lee County, Florida. (CW)
Descriptors: Ecology, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Science, Experiential Learning, Field Trips, Grade 1, Interdisciplinary Approach, Primary Education, Science Activities, Science Education, Scientific Concepts, Teaching Guides
Department of Environmental Education, Lee County Schools, 2055 Central Avenue, Ft. Myers, FL 33901 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Lee County School District, Ft. Myers, FL. Dept. of Environmental Education and Instructional Development Services.