ERIC Number: ED461432
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Curriculum Handbook for Parents, 2001-2002: Grade 6.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Parents are vital partners in the educational system. This handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 6 curriculum in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Program of Studies: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students in Alberta are expected to demonstrate upon completion of the Grade 6 curriculum. Following introductory material, sections include: (1) "What Is Curriculum?"; (2) "English Language Arts"; (3) "Language Arts in Language Programs (Immersion and Bilingual)"; (4) "Mathematics"; (5) "Science"; (6) "Social Studies"; (7) "Information and Communication Technology"; (8) "Physical Education"; (9) "Health"; (10) "Fine Arts"; and (11) "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. (HTH)
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Students, Fine Arts, Foreign Countries, Grade 6, Health Education, Intermediate Grades, Language Arts, Mathematics Curriculum, Outcomes of Education, Parent Materials, Parent Participation, Physical Education, Science Curriculum, Second Language Instruction, Social Studies, Technology Education
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada