ERIC Number: ED430845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Landmarks: Middle School Curriculum Unit, 1998.
Stewart, Marilyn; Talley-Jones, Kathy
The three lessons in this interdisciplinary curriculum unit invite students to explore the meaning of landmarks, places, people, and ideas that distinguish their environment. Lessons include: (1) "Looking Close to Home"; (2) "Moving Out into the Community"; and (3) "Celebrating Landmarks." Each lesson contains student activities, questions, and student worksheets. The document concludes with suggestions for integrating landmarks into the curriculum, a list of Internet and print resources, and credits. (MM)
Descriptors: Built Environment, Community Characteristics, Foreign Countries, Heritage Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Local History, Material Culture, Middle Schools, Social Studies
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Getty Conservation Inst., Los Angeles, CA.; Getty Center for Education in the Arts, Los Angeles, CA.