ERIC Number: ED356161
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Rules and Laws: A Teacher's Guide and Student Notebook. Revised Edition.
Northwest Territories Dept. of Education, Yellowknife.
The unit which this teacher's guide and student notebook are designed to implement is intended for use with students in grades 4-6 in the Northwest Territories (Canada). The unit aims to develop in students an understanding of the concepts related to rules and laws; the need to deal with rules and laws in a constructive manner; and an appreciation for the positive aspects of rules and laws. The unit also aims to reinforce the language that students need to understand, talk and write about rules and laws. The unit features seven lessons, which are addressed in both the teacher and student materials. The seven lessons are entitled: (1) "A Rule Is a Generally Accepted Guide of Conduct"; (2) "It Is Usually Important to Follow Rules"; (3) "Sometimes It May Be Necessary To Break a Rule"; (4) "A Law Is a Special Type of Rule"; (5) "Many Laws Play a Part in Our Lives"; (6) "Laws Are Made for the Protection of People and/or Property"; and (7) "All Groups of People Have Rules of Conduct Which Must Be Followed by All Members." The teacher's guide provides information to assist teachers divided into the following categories: aim, rationale, context; the language development approach; before teaching this unit; guidelines for evaluation; unit evaluation checklist; points to consider; rules of brainstorming; arranging for speakers; creating a classroom atmosphere conducive to teaching this unit; timeline for implementation; and a list of resources for this unit. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Northwest Territories Dept. of Education, Yellowknife.
Identifiers - Location: Canada