ERIC Number: ED407332
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Alphabetics: A History of Our Alphabet. A Source Guide for Self-Directed Units. Great Ideas Series. Revised Edition.
Patton, Sally J.
This teaching resource presents a historical perspective of the alphabet which encompasses a study of major contributions by: (1) "Prehistoric People"; (2) "The Sumerians"; (3) "The Egyptians"; (4) "The Chinese"; (5) "The Greeks"; and (6) "The Romans." Background information, vocabulary study, student activities, a letter history, and a bibliography are included. Reproducible student sheets, discussion questions, unit goals, and taxonomies of affective and cognitive objectives are given. The guide concludes with a listing of letter origins, a glossary, and bibliographies of general resources for teachers and students. (MM)
Descriptors: Alphabets, Ancient History, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Zephyr Press, P.O. Box 13448, Tucson, AZ 85732-3448.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A