ERIC Number: ED471820
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Communities and Regions in Germany, Social Studies Grades 3-4. Update 2002.
This instructional package is targeted at students in grades 3 and 4. The package, presented to students as a travelogue, stresses basic map, globe, and geography skills, and presents case studies of communities (cities/towns/villages) across Germany. It contains three lessons: (1) "One Germany in Numbers: Size, Population and Landscape"; (2) "The German Landscape"; and (3) "Traveling through Germany". Lessons 1 and 2 provide students an opportunity to practice basic geography skills in a comparative Germany/United States context. Lesson 3 allows students to apply their knowledge to a visual tour of Germany. Each lesson begins with an outline for teaching which includes instructional objectives, a list of resource materials, and a sequenced list of procedures for implementing the lessons. All lessons contain worksheets. Appended is the Diary of My Travels through Germany slide/tape transcripts (Schleswig-Holstein, North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria, Saxony, Berlin, Mecklenburg-Pomerania). An audio tape accompanies the text materials. (BT)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Grade 3, Grade 4, Human Geography, Intermediate Grades, Map Skills, Maps, Multicultural Education, Physical Geography, Social Studies, World Geography, World History
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Inter Nationes, Bonn (Germany).
Identifiers - Location: Germany