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ERIC Number: ED330195
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 68
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Project EAGLE (Early Academic Gifted Learning Experience): A Program for Gifted and Talented Students (Grades K-3)--Animals 2; Geoboards 2; Transportation; Groups 2; Dinosaurs 2; and Touch.
Merkoski, Kay
Six thematic activity booklets are presented for implementing Project EAGLE, an enrichment program for gifted and talented primary-level children. "Animals 2" teaches the concept that animals have a variety of characteristics and attributes, by having students choose an animal, think of a problem the animal might have to solve, picking two other characters to go with the animal, and telling what happens. "Geoboards 2" focuses on the manipulation and recording of geometric shapes using problem-solving skills to transform and analyze configurations. It asks students to reproduce specific shapes, count sides on complex shapes, compare shapes, and create shapes. "Transportation" discusses, in six learning activities, the way people, animals, or things move from one place to another."Groups 2" presents eight activities dealing with classification of people and objects into groups based on variable attributes. "Dinosaurs 2" offers six activities involved in defining dinosaurs, creating a dinosaur habitat, and creative writing. "Touch" provides learning activities on describing a variety of textured items and using finger tips and other parts of the body to react to and record various sensations. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
Authoring Institution: Somers Point Public Schools, NJ.