ERIC Number: ED404236
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Twinning and Winning! Hokkaido, Japan, and Alberta, Canada. A Grade 7, Topic B, Social Studies Teaching Resource.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
This teaching unit celebrates the 15th anniversary of the twinning of the prefecture of Hokkaido (Japan) and the province of Alberta (Canada) by providing students opportunities to learn more about the two areas and their relationships. Coordinated to address objectives in the grade 7 program of studies on cultural transition, the activities include: (1) introductory activities about twinning and a role play about a student exchange; (2) development activities describing where and what it is like in Hokkaido, and what students and adults do there; and (3) culminating activities that celebrate the twinning of Hokkaido and Alberta. The materials can be adapted to meet learner needs. (EH)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Exchange, Culture, Culture Contact, Exchange Programs, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Grade 7, Intercultural Programs, International Relations, Junior High Schools, Multicultural Education
Alberta Education, Curriculum Standards Branch, 11160 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5K 0L2.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Japan