ERIC Number: ED406307
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Multicultural Mini-Units. Elementary.
Flora, Sherrill B.
The teaching mini-units in this teacher's guide are designed for use with elementary level students. Thematic study units are given for each of the following countries or continents: Africa, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, and the United States. Experimental activities encourage children to learn about different holiday customs, cultural traditions, art, music, food, language, and lifeways. Each unit begins with a map of the country/continent and some geographical information. Mapping activities are meant to introduce students to the area being studied, become familiar with geography, and develop beginning map skills. Teacher research information is given, followed by suggested student activities. Some reproducible student pages and patterns are provided. (MM)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Education, Folk Culture, Food, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Holidays, Language, Map Skills, Multicultural Education, Music Activities, Teaching Guides, Thematic Approach
Instructional Fair/T. S. Denison, 2400 Turner Avenue, NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544 (TSD-2178).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; North America; South America