ERIC Number: ED384843
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
The "ID" in Me. Project SEED.
Crall, Marsha; And Others
This curriculum guide shows how to develop a cooperative learning, interdisciplinary unit on self-esteem, coping skills, and healthy lifestyles. It offers teachers, using a team-teaching approach, instructions and activities for helping children to become successful in life. The emphasis is on cooperative learning methods. The matrix of lesson plans utilize basal texts, children's literature, library research, manipulatives, audiovisual materials, learning centers, guest speakers, music, art, drama, and small group discussions. Nine areas of life skills are explored: (1) I'm Okay, You're Okay; (2) Self-Esteem; (3) Handling Emotions; (4) Healthy Lifestyles--Hygiene Nutrition, and Exercise; (5) Making Friends; (6) Family Dynamics; (7) Taking Responsibility; (8) Peer Pressure--Refusal Skills; (9) Personal Goals and Vision for the Future. Each section outlines content and goals, activities, and resources needed for the lesson. Included are master copies for exploring feelings, games to promote healthy activities, and take-home handouts. A complete list of resources, including books, videos, filmstrips, audiotapes, educational software, and magazines appears in the back. (RJM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Maine Center for Educational Services.