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ERIC Number: ED452960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 40
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1483-1627
Curriculum Handbook for Parents, 2000-2001: Grade 8.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
This handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 8 curriculum in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Program of Studies: Junior High Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students in Alberta are expected to demonstrate upon completion of the Grade 8 curriculum. Following introductory material, sections include: (1) "What Is Curriculum?"; (2) "English Language Arts"; (3) "Mathematics"; (4) "Science"; (5) "Social Studies"; (6) "Physical Education"; (7) "Health and Personal Life Skills"; (8) "Information and Communication Technology"; and (9) "Optional Courses" in Career and Technology Studies, Fine and Performing Arts, and Language Programs and Courses Other than English. Each section includes samples of what students are expected to learn in each subject. The handbook concludes with a one-page questionnaire requesting feedback on the handbook. (KB)
Learning Resources Distributing Centre, 12360-142 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5L 4X9. Tel: 780-427-5775; Fax: 780-422-9750; Web site: http://www.lrdc.edc.gov.ab.ca. Handbook may also be found on Web site: http://www.learning.gov.ab.ca
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada