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ERIC Number: ED438400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 76
Abstractor: N/A
Integrated and Applied Curriculum: Six School-to-Work Units.
Lo Guidice, Tom, Comp.
This publication consists of six units for middle and high school grades that incorporate school-to-work (STW). The six units were developed by six practicing teachers. The first unit, "Wellness: An Integrated Unit with STW Emphasis for Seventh Grade" (Sara Hellenbrand), provides STW objectives and a list of activities. The second unit, "'Connections for Life's Work': Team Sports Unit" (Gary Ripley), has the following 10 components: web sheet; rationale; educational goals; unit goals; instructional objectives; instructional materials; student learning activities; assessment; evaluation; and a list of resources. The third unit, "Advertising Unit: Eighth Grade" (Dawn Maurer), contains lists of Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) objectives and goals; learning activities; a culminating activity; step-by-step instructions for presenting the unit; and resources, including information sheets and forms. The fourth unit, "Climates of the United States: Integrated Science Curriculum, STW" (Beth Peterson), discusses the following components: unifying instructional objectives; concept map; outlines of suggested activities and a culminating activity, each of which consists of instructional and behavioral objectives and procedures; and a resource list. The fifth unit, "Integrated/STW Unit: Oregon Trail Simulation" (Erich Utrie), consists of a list of materials needed and a unit outline, including unifying objectives or questions, activities, culminating activity, materials for a simulation, and evaluation. The last unit, "Teaching Unit for a Required Speech Class: The Job Interview" (Shirley Zimmer), has the following five components: rationale; objectives; activities; culminating activity; and assessment. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A