ERIC Number: ED404281
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Yours Truly: A Closer Look at Our Special Selves. Grades 1-2. Tapestries for Learning Series.
This thematic unit involves 1st and 2nd grade students in exploration of their own unique and special qualities. The interdisciplinary unit connects knowledge related to art, language arts, applied mathematics, social studies, and science. Lesson activities focus on topics of family, friends, health, and emotions. The unit encourages students to explore personal histories, values, and their own defining characteristics. Students save pieces of work for the ongoing project of a time capsule, which they construct, decorate, and make plans to open in 5 years. Each of 36 lesson activities includes a statement of purpose, a list of needed materials, a time frame, and learning goals. Assessment information is given. A unit overview, preparation information and reproducible student sheets are provided. (Contains 32 references.) (MM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Grade 1, Grade 2, Health Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Interpersonal Relationship, Personal Narratives, Primary Education, Self Concept, Social Cognition, Social Studies, Thematic Approach, Values
Creative Publications, 1300 Villa Street, Mountain View, CA 94041.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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