ERIC Number: ED472979
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Asia Curriculum. World Neighbors in the Classroom.
World Neighbors, Inc., Oklahoma City, OK.
This collection of lesson plans focuses on the geography and culture of several Asian countries and is intended to be used with students in grades 6-12. Lessons in the collection are: (1) "Keeping the Faith: Comparison of Major Religious Cultures in India, Indonesia, and Vietnam" (Glenda Sullivan); (2) "Namaste, Menyapa, Chao, Bon Jour, Hello! Languages of Southern Asia" (Patricia M. Anduss) (includes Handout 1: Language Comparison Chart: India, Indonesia, and Vietnam; Handout 2: Language in Southern Asia; and Handout 3: Language Regions of Southern Asia: Instructions for Map); (3) "Monsoons! Umbrella, Anyone? Understanding the Impact of Weather Conditions on People's Lives" (Marilyn Kesler); and (4) "My World, Your World: Understanding Basic Economic Activities" (Bob Ehrle) (includes Handout 1: World Map; Handout 2: Economic Information Chart; and Handout 3: Questions for Economic Activities). Two maps are attached. Each lesson in the collection identifies appropriate disciplines; provides an introduction or purpose/rationale; suggests time allotment; notes resources needed; gives a detailed procedure for classroom implementation; addresses assessment; and offers activities for extension and enrichment. (BT)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Curriculum Enrichment, Developing Nations, Economics, Foreign Countries, Language Usage, Map Skills, Middle Schools, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials, World Geography
World Neighbors, 4127 NW 122, Oklahoma City, OK 73120. Tel: 800-242-6387 (Toll Free); Fax: 405-752-9393; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.wn.org/index.asp. For full text: http://www.wn.org/AsiaLessonPlans.asp.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: World Neighbors, Inc., Oklahoma City, OK.
Identifiers - Location: Asia; India; Indonesia; Vietnam