ERIC Number: ED473433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Overview of Germany: The Federal Republic and the Federal States. Social Studies, Grades 6-8. Update 2002.
Blankenship, Glen; Tinkler, D. William
This instructional package, consisting of a text and 15 transparencies, is designed for middle school classrooms. The four lessons in the package correlate to the study of world cultures (perspective taking and symbols), geography, and government. The materials in the package focus on national studies and state studies from a comparative United States/Germany approach. The four lessons are: (1) "Culture and Perspective Taking on the Federal Republic of Germany" (five activities); (2) "Unifying Traits in Both the United States and the Federal Republic of Germany" (six activities); (3) "German Governmental System" (five activities); and (4) "Geography of Germany" (six activities) Each lesson states educational objectives; lists materials and resources; offers background information; and provides the activities. (BT)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries, Geography, Government (Administrative Body), Middle Schools, Perspective Taking, Social Studies
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Goethe House, New York, NY.; Inter Nationes, Bonn (Germany).
Identifiers - Location: Germany; United States