ERIC Number: ED421288
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Curriculum Handbook for Parents, 1998-1999: Grade 6. (Second Edition).
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Parental involvement is critical to a child's success in school. This handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 6 curriculum in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Education "Program of Studies: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students in Alberta are expected to demonstrate when they have completed the Grade 6 curriculum, including samples of what students are expected to learn in each subject. Following introductory material, sections include: (1) "What Is Curriculum?"; (2) "Language Arts"; (3) "Mathematics"; (4) "Science"; (5) "Social Studies"; (6) "Learner Outcomes in Technology"; (7) "Physical Education"; (8) "Health"; (9) "Fine Arts"; and (10) "Languages Other Than English." The handbook concludes with a one-page questionnaire asking for feedback on the handbook. (LPP)
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Students, Fine Arts, Foreign Countries, Grade 6, Health Education, Intermediate Grades, Language Arts, Mathematics Curriculum, Outcomes of Education, Parent Participation, Physical Education, Science Curriculum, Second Language Instruction, Social Studies, Technology Education
Learning Resources Distributing Centre, 12360-142 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5L 4X9; phone: 403-427-5775; World Wide Web: http://ednet.edc.gov.ab.ca
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada