ERIC Number: ED450047
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Biography: Experience It. Teacher's Manual for Grades 6-12.
This guide, intended for middle and high school classes, is interdisciplinary in approach and appropriate for civics, language arts, drama, social studies, science, personal development, and business courses. The material is based on and intended for use with the "Biography" television documentary series. The guide includes four lesson types. In "Working with Biography," students learn how to write a resume based on an individual featured in the "Biography" programming. "Taking a Stand with Biography" focuses on public speaking, research, and composition skills. "Character and Biography" focuses on personal development and learning about the characteristics and leadership skills of successful people. The "Civics and Biography" project seeks to link students to local community government representatives. (BT)
Descriptors: Biographies, Curriculum Enrichment, Documentaries, Educational Television, High Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach, Middle Schools, Social Studies, Student Motivation, Student Projects, Student Research, Teaching Guides
A&E Television Networks, Attn: Community Marketing, 235 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017; Tel: 212-210-1338; Fax: 212-551-1540; Web site: http://www.biography.com/class/index.html.
Publication Type: Historical Materials
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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