ERIC Number: ED449075
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
"Mayan Eyes Have Seen the Glory..." or "Please Don't Squeeze the Shaman!" An Interdisciplinary, Integrated, Thematic Study "Chaac" Full of Culture and "Jaded" History of the Mayan Civilization. Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad Program, 2000 (Mexico/Guatemala).
This curriculum unit, intended for students in grade 6, covers the Mayas, Mayan history, and ancient civilizations. The unit was developed using Roger Taylor's collaborative team model "Connecting the Curriculum: Using an Integrated, Interdisciplinary, Thematic Approach." The unit addresses multiple intelligences, brain research, constructivist models of learning, and E. D. Hirsch's cultural literacy terminology. The unit accounts for individual abilities so that all students can participate and be successful. Each thematic set of activities lists resources needed, the anticipatory set, the activity performed, and the product created. Resource lists contain poetry; people; books for students; books, periodicals, and software for teachers; and Web sites. (BT)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico