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Bell, Loretta – 1976
This is one of a series of units for environmental education developed by the Highline Public Schools. This unit was designed for use with fourth-grade students; it focuses on three forest biomes. Each of the biomes has characteristics of its own. The unit includes eight lessons, as well as additional activities. The unit, which incorporates…
Descriptors: Botany, Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
Dorland, Billie – 1976
This is one of a series of units for environmental education developed by the Highline Public Schools. This unit, which focuses on environment and ecology, is designed for upper grade elementary school pupils. Since the five lessons were designed specifically for substitute teachers, each is completely self-contained. Each lesson is developed in…
Descriptors: Art, Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
Horton, Sue – 1976
This is one of a series of units for environmental education developed by the Highline Public Schools. This ecology unit has been designed to be used as an individualized reading program, the duration of which is about three weeks. The purpose is to help intermediate grade elementary school pupils become more aware of their natural world and their…
Descriptors: Ecology, Elementary School Science, Environment, Environmental Education
Counts, Rubynelle – 1976
Developed at The Mountain School (Lookout Mountain, Georgia), a project funded under Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 1974-75, this curriculum guide for an interdisciplinary minicourse in weaving provides for integration of environmental and career education goals with those in academic areas. Introductory material…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Art Activities, Career Education, Curriculum Guides
Counts, Rubynelle – 1976
This curriculum guide for an interdisciplinary pottery unit includes concepts and objectives, student activities, and suggested resources. Introductory material indicates it was designed as a 2-day minicourse for the Mountain School seventh grade at Charles Counts' Pottery Workshop in Georgia but that material is adaptable to a regular school…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Art Activities, Career Education, Ceramics
Fricks, Richard – 1976
Based on two quilting minicourses conducted by the author with students from grades 7 through 10, this curriculum guide provides interdisciplinary objectives, student activities, and teaching procedures for a unit in which the rudiments of quilting are taught and practiced. Contents include (1) a list of objectives and concepts under headings of…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Art Activities, Curriculum Guides, Handicrafts
Greenup, Shirley – 1976
Based on a minicourse taught by the author for students in grades 7 through 10 at the Mountain School (Lookout Mountain, Georgia), this curriculum guide provides for the integration of several curriculum areas into the teaching of leathercraft. Contents include (1) concepts and objectives for the course listed under the headings of language arts,…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Art Activities, Curriculum Guides, Handicrafts
Barrington, Thomas L.; And Others – 1970
Elementary textbooks containing references to technology and the Industrial society form the base for this curriculum guide, which is designed to assist teachers in a more effective method of using these references for the benefit of students. A brief course outline and suggested projects involving power, transportation, communications,…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Industrial Arts
Glassboro Public Schools, NJ. – 1975
The Right-to-Read Program outlined in this document is an ungraded project for kindergarten through third grade, which utilizes individual diagnostic tests to place pupils at their instructional levels of reading and to prescribe plans of individualized instruction based on specific curriculum objectives. The document sketches the development of…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Teaching, Individualized Instruction, Nongraded Instructional Grouping, Primary Education
State Univ. of New York, Albany. Office of the Regents. – 1976
Together with other publications in this series, this handbook addresses the issue of humanizing education. Specifically, discussion focuses on the role of critical thinking and reasoning in the educational process. Part one outlines reasons, requirements, and methods for teaching critical thinking and reasoning and connects critical thinking with…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Critical Thinking, Guidelines, Humanistic Education
Khatena, Joe – 1976
Presented in the third and final evaluation report (1975-76) of Project Talented and Gifted are results of an appraisal of over 50 student participants (8-15 years old) and the project staff and resource personnel. The project is described as a 3-month institute to provide experiences in areas such as learning to use creative thinking and problem…
Descriptors: Creativity, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Research
Boek, Jean K.; And Others – 1969
This evaluation is presented in four parts. Part I provides the background of the preschool program and includes the provisions of ESEA Title III, a description of the planning for the Title III grant, characteristics of the tri-county area in Maryland where the program is located and a brief description of other subsidized programs in that area.…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Classroom Environment, Demography, Dental Health
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Dept. of Research and Evaluation. – 1975
This final report is an evaluation of Project Inspire, a program designed to create within the school setting a positive framework and atmosphere for learning through efforts directed toward students and teachers. Conducted at the Francis Junior High School in North-West Washington, D.C., Project Inspire aimed to improve academic achievement,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Attendance, Behavior Problems
Lorain, Sue; Backman, Judi – 1976
This is one of a series of units for environmental education developed by the Highline Public Schools. This material was basically designed to be used as an individualized reading kit for the intermediate grade student. The books in this kit readily lend themselves to a supplementary reading program as part of a science unit. Depending on a…
Descriptors: Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environment
Northrop, Liz – 1976
This is one of a series of units for environmental education developed by the Highline Public Schools. This unit is designed to assist sixth-grade students to increase their awareness and appreciation of their environment, and to develop their thinking and feelings concerning it by using creative writing. It is recommended that the seven lessons…
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Ecology, Elementary Education, Environment
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