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ERIC Number: ED412150
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 106
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Overview of Germany: The Federal Republic and the Federal States. Social Studies Grades 6-8. Update 1995. 2nd Revised Edition.
Blankenship, Glen; Tinkler, D. William
This packet is designed for middle school classrooms. The four lessons correspond to the typical curriculum pattern of world cultures, geography and government. The materials focus on world studies and state studies from a comparative U.S./Germany perspective. The lessons include: (1) "Culture and Perspective Taking on the Federal Republic of Germany"; (2) "Unifying Traits in Both the United States and the Federal Republic of Germany"; (3) "German Governmental System"; and (4) "Geography of Germany." Numerous activities accompany each lesson with handouts and transparencies for use. Color transparencies in this packet focus on: (1) "The Federal Republic of Germany"; (2) "Culture"; (3) "Statue of Liberty"; (4) "Brandenburg Gate"; (5) "The States of the Federal Republic of Germany"; (6) "The Federal States: City Overlay"; (7) "The Federal States"; (8) "The Coats of Arms of the Federal States of Germany"; (9) "Four Principles of the Basic Law"; (10) "Government Organization in the Federal Republic of Germany"; (11) "The Bundesrat"; (12) "The Bundesrat, 2"; (13) "Elections for State Legislatures"; (14) "The Structure of State Governments"; (15) "A View From Space"; (16) "Overlay: European Political Boundaries"; (17) "Perspective Overview Map of Germany"; (18) "Overlay: German Political Map"; (19) "German Waterways"; (20) "The Federal Highways"; and (21) "The Federal Railway System." (EH)
Goethe House New York, German Cultural Center, 1014 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028; phone: 212-439-8700.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Inter Nationes, Bonn (Germany).
Identifiers - Location: Germany