ERIC Number: ED333675
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Six Units for Primary (K-2) Gifted/Talented Students. Self (Psychology), Plants (Botany), Animals (Zoology), Measurement (Mathematics), Space (Astronomy), Computers (Technology).
This curriculum for gifted/talented students in kindergarten through grade 2 focuses on the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains in the areas of language arts, mathematics, music, physical education (dance), science, social studies, theatre, and visual arts. The curriculum is student centered, experientially based, exploratory, holistic/integrative, and individualized by diagnostic prescriptive teaching. An introductory section provides goals; long-term objectives; and information on adapting the curriculum by kind and degree of giftedness, minority subpopulation, and delivery system. The curriculum covers six units: self, plants, animals, measurement, space, and computers. For each unit, the curriculum contains background information, a chart depicting visual organization of the topics, short-term objectives, field trip ideas, speaker ideas, bulletin board ideas, snack suggestions, play group ideas, parent letter, colleague letter, pretest, exploratory activities, guided activities, free and inexpensive teaching resources, clip art, questions and topics for independent study, closure activities, unit evaluation, a vocabulary list, and a bibliography. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Education Service Center Region 7, Kilgore, TX.