ERIC Number: ED407333
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Architexture: A Shelter Word. A Source Guide for Self-Directed Units. Revised Edition. Great Ideas Series.
Patton, Sally J.; Maxon, Dianne
This teaching resource provides instructional strategies and information for teaching students about architecture. Discussion questions encourage interdisciplinary considerations. Unit goals and objectives are given. The five units include: (1) "Cave"; (2) "Pyramids"; (3) "House of Ancient Greece"; (4) "Castles"; and (5) "Traditional House of Japan." Each unit includes background information, vocabulary, activity task cards, and a floor plan. The guide concludes with a checklist of materials, general references, and a glossary. (MM)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Architectural Education, Architecture, Built Environment, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Zephyr Press, P.O. Box 13448, Tucson, AZ 85732-3448.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A