ERIC Number: ED438400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 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)
Descriptors: Advertising, Climate, Distributive Education, Earth Science, Education Work Relationship, Employment Interviews, Health Education, Health Promotion, High Schools, History Instruction, Integrated Curriculum, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Science Education, Speech Instruction, United States History, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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