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ERIC Number: ED405222
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Social Studies Introductory Level--Interaction. Teachers' Guide & Resource Book=Araling Panlipunan Intro--Pakikisalamuha. Ang Patnubay Ng Guro At Hanguang Aklat.
Berkeley Unified School District, CA. Asian American Bilingual Center.; California State Univ., Los Angeles. National Dissemination and Assessment Center.
This Pilipino teacher's guide is part of Berkeley, California Unified School District Asian American Bilingual Center's effort to foster the total growth of the child. To facilitate that growth, the Center has selected an interdisciplinary approach to curriculum development. Social studies themes and concepts provide the framework within which all the subject areas, including mathematics, reading and language arts, fine arts, and science, are organized. The four social studies themes are child, family, community, and natural environment. The themes reappear and expand through the curriculum from one text to the next and correlate to the major concepts of Identity, Needs, and Interaction. The Introductory level is designed for prekindergarten and kindergarten children. Each level develops one or more aspects of a theme as the child moves from simple to complex ideas and from understanding of self to understanding of society. Unit 1, entitled "Behavior," develops the conceptual statement "feelings affect behavior." Unit 2, "Independence and Cooperation," develops the theme "tasks can best be done through individual action, group action, or a combination of both." The third and final unit, "Communication," examines the conceptual statement "communication is necessary." The document includes an introduction, notes to the teacher, and a resource guide. (SG)
Descriptors: Behavior, Bilingual Education, Concept Formation, Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Filipino Americans, Independent Living, Individual Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Interpersonal Communication, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children, Preschool Children, Social Studies, Tagalog, Teaching Guides, Thematic Approach
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Berkeley Unified School District, CA. Asian American Bilingual Center.; California State Univ., Los Angeles. National Dissemination and Assessment Center.
Note: For related documents in the series, see SO 022 127-135.