ERIC Number: ED392713
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis. Center for School Improvement and Performance.
This interdisciplinary module for grades 4-8 takes advantage of student interest and participation in baseball. This module presents a conceptual framework for an alternative summer program. Included are suggested activities, materials, and handouts. The module is provided as a guide for teachers and administrators wishing to develop thematic units of instruction. Day headings in the chapter titles characterize the types of activities contained within that day. These activities relate to different content areas, such as Mathematics, Language Arts, and Science. The chapters are: (1) "Scouting Report"; (2) "Motivational Day"; (3) "Information Day"; (4) "Research Day"; (5) "Seventh Inning Stretch"; (6) "Activity Day"; and (7) "Culmination Day." Contains an extensive bibliography divided into three sections: fiction; non-fiction; and biographies. (EH)
Descriptors: Athletics, Baseball, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Outdoor Activities, Recreational Activities, Team Sports, Thematic Approach
Indiana Department of Education, Center for School Improvement and Performance, Office of School Assistance, State House 229, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2698.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis. Center for School Improvement and Performance.