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ERIC Number: ED404284
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 70
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7622-0005-7
Architecture. Intermediate ThemeWorks. An Integrated Activity Bank.
Stewart, Kelly
This resource book offers an activity bank of learning experiences related to the theme of architecture. The activities, which are designed for use with students in grades 4-6, require active engagement of the students and integrate language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and art experiences. Activities exploring the architectural theme include: (1) "Form and Function"; (2) "I Am an Architect"; (3) "On the Construction Site"; (4) "Building Materials"; (5) "All about Structure"; (6) "Environmental Influences"; (7) "Egyptian Pyramids"; (8) "Classical Greek Order"; (9) "Roman Arch and Vault"; (10) "Medieval Castles and Cathedrals"; (11) "Chinese and Japanese Style"; (12) "Islamic Architecture"; (13) "Pre-Columbian Architecture"; (14) "Native American Dwellings"; (15)"At Home in North America"; (16) "Looking at Modern Architecture"; (17) "Touching the Sky"; (18) "Building Bridges"; (19) "Outdoor Design"; (20) "Architects in the Animal World"; and (21) "Final Presentation." This resource includes blackline masters, a curriculum chart listing each subject area and the learning goals for each activity, and a 56-item resource list. (MM)
Creative Publications, 1300 Villa Street, Mountain View, CA 94041-1197.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A