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ERIC Number: ED421290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 38
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7732-9891-6
Curriculum Handbook for Parents, 1998-1999: Grade 8. (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 8 curriculum in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Education "Program of Studies: Junior High Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students in Alberta are expected to demonstrate when they have completed the Grade 8 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) "Physical Education"; (7) "Health and Personal Life Skills"; (8) "Learner Outcomes in Technology"; (9) "Complementary Courses," including Career and Technology Studies, Fine and Performing Arts, and Languages Other Than English; and (10) "French Immersion." The handbook concludes with a one-page questionnaire asking for feedback on the handbook. (LPP)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada