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Lewis, Bill; And Others – 1977
This nine-week unit from a junior high American government curriculum covers the following topics: (1) What are the current issues in our physical and social environment?; (2) How do we investigate and evaluate issues?; and (3) What contemporary issues in my physical or social environment do I want to investigate? Students are required to do…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Instruction, Junior High School Students
Buffalo Public Schools, NY. Human Relations Project of Western New York. – 1970
This is an activities guide for teachers who are looking for techniques and strategies that will help them to "humanize" the curriculum. Section I gives activities to develop positive self concept. The activities proposed in Section II are intended to make students aware of their own feelings toward others. Section III suggests techniques for…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Human Relations
Oklahoma Univ., Norman. Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies. – 1976
Twenty-four model units are presented to help elementary and secondary students learn about the functions and procedures of the criminal justice system and an individual's rights and responsibilities under the law. The first major section contains eight elementary level units and a bibliography of textbooks and articles upon which some of the…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Creative Writing, Crime
New Jersey State Council for Environmental Education, Upper Montclair. – 1971
This publication presents classroom activities for teaching about the world food shortage. These activities are organized by objectives, are multidisciplinary and cover the K-12 grade levels. The objectives listed include: (1) Describe some food chains; (2) Appraise the effect of soil conditions, geographic and climatic factors on the food…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Ecology, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education
Scott, Joseph A. – 1972
The lessons and test which comprise this document were used in two experiments concerning the effects of discovery and expository modes of presentation on retention and transfer. The methodology and results of the experiments are briefly summarized. Eight lessons are included: (1) two introductory lessons; (2) three lessons in the expository mode,…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Research, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. – 1977
Eleven units comprise this Consumer Mathematics course for secondary school students: Consumer Decision Making; Personal Transportation; Insurance; Credit; Banking; Investments; Income Taxes; Food, Clothing, Furniture, Appliances; Housing; Budgeting; and Travel. The introduction to the teaching guide for Consumer Mathematics includes a rationale…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Curriculum, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education
Otero, George G. – 1977
This unit contains 17 class activities which can be used with intermediate and secondary level students to teach them about perception. Perceptions play an important role in an individual's understanding of, and behavior toward, people from other cultures. In the unit students are asked to better understand what their perceptions of Arabs are,…
Descriptors: Arabs, Bias, Bibliographies, Case Studies
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1976
This is the teacher's guide accompanying a reader and a workbook that are part of an ungraded language arts and reading program that can be used in classes from upper elementary through high school. The program is designed around reading selections which present aspects of history, culture, and present-day experiences of special relevance to the…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Childrens Literature
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Office for School Integration Services. – 1976
This guide was written primarily for teachers to use with their classes from grades kindergarten through twelve. The stated objectives are to help students understand people of various cultures, backgrounds and value systems. The first section of the guide is designed for the purpose of providing specific directions for teachers in establishing…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Grant, Gloria, Ed. – 1977
The teacher's guide contains 51 activity units for implementing multicultural education in areas of social studies, language arts, science, math, and art. Activities, designed for elementary and junior high students, focus on racial and cultural diversity, the elderly, sex-role stereotyping, and the handicapped. Two introductory units suggest…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Art Activities, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Differences
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1977
A sampling of units or lessons that can be used in integrating career education concepts into instructional activities for the kindergarten through twelfth grade levels are included in this guide. Also included are techniques for establishing cooperative efforts between counselors and teachers. Content is divided into four levels: level…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Awareness, Career Education, Educational Objectives
Philadelphia School District, PA. Office of Curriculum and Instruction. – 1971
Designed for a K-12 curriculum, this curriculum guide provides 18 lessons on the causes, effects, and resolution of violence and disruption. The series of lessons are divided into three categories of six lessons written for kindergarten through grade 4, grades 5 through 9, and grades 9 through 12. Each lesson includes educational objectives,…
Descriptors: Aggression, Civil Disobedience, Conflict, Conflict Resolution
American Inst. of Architects, Washington, DC. – 1974
This environmental education teacher's guide focuses on the "built environment" or everything people have imposed on the natural physical environment. The guide provides objectives and a broad definition of environmental education, sample activities, suggestions for local consultants and resources, and an annotated list of both printed and…
Descriptors: Architectural Character, Class Activities, Cultural Context, Elementary Secondary Education
Alder, Douglas D., Ed.; Linden, Glenn M., Ed. – 1976
Suggestions are offered to help K-12 teachers integrate anthropological approaches and content into the world history curriculum. The paper contains nine inquiry lessons which ask students to explore how the various societies have dealt with kinship, decision making, distribution of resources, transmission of values, and other cultural universals.…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Class Activities, Cross Cultural Studies, Developed Nations
Martin, LeRoy F. – 1972
Three social studies units contain self-instructional activities for junior high students to learn about exploration and early settlement, discrimination, and the concept of change. In each unit students are informed of specific objectives to be achieved and then they proceed through a series of activities designed to prepare them to accomplish…
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Objectives, Educational Resources
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