ERIC Number: ED481165
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Curriculum Handbook for Parents, 2003-2004: Grade 6.
Alberta Learning, Edmonton.
Noting that 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 "Programs of Study: 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 that includes information on Aboriginal education, supports for learning, and assessment, the handbook's sections are: (1) "Overview of Grade 6"; (2) "English Language Arts"; (3) "Mathematics"; (4) "Science"; (5) "Social Studies"; (6) "Information and Communication Technology"; (7) "Physical Education"; (8) "Health and Life Skills"; (9) "Art and Music"; (10) "Drama"; and (11) "Languages 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 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, State Curriculum Guides, Technology Education
Learning Resources Distributing Centre, 12360-142 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5L 4X9 ($3.25). Tel: 780-427-5775; Fax: 780-422-9750; Web site: http://www.learning.gov.ab.ca. For full text: http://www.learning.gov.ab.ca/parents/handbooks/pub6.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Learning, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada