ERIC Number: ED410139
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
A Multicultural Guide to Thematic Units for Young Children. A Good Apple Early Childhood Learning Resource Book for Preschool-Grade 2.
Carroll, Jeri A.; Kear, Dennis J.
This book accompanies "A Multicultural Guide to Literature-Based Whole Language Activities" and provides a multicultural perspective to several units of study for young children. The units are based in the social studies or the sciences. Each study begins with topics familiar to the young child and expands the study to introduce the unfamiliar. Topics for consideration include: (1) alphabet; (2) birthdays; (3) celebrations; (4) clothes; (5) corn; (6) dads; (7) drums; (8) families; (9) flowers; (10) foods; (11) grandparents; (12) homes; (13) immigration/moving; (14) moms; (15) names; (16) New Year's; (17) peanuts; (18) play; (19) potatoes; (20) schools; (21) shoes; (22) toys; (23) the world of work/careers; and (24) working together. (EH)
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Culture, Elementary Education, Global Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Multicultural Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Thematic Approach, Whole Language Approach
Simon and Schuster, Elementary, 299 Jefferson Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054 (GA1432).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Illustrated by Darcy Tom. Introduction by Tonya Huber.