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Craig, Florence – 1976
The three-week unit dealing with important moments in life when values are learned is designed to be incorporated into an eighth grade English language arts class. It is part of a series of guides developed by teachers at an institute conducted by the Public Education Religion Studies Center at Wright State University. A major objective of the…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Cross Cultural Studies, English Curriculum, Family Influence
Schmiesing, Diane L. – 1976
This third-grade unit, developed by the Public Education Religion Studies Center at Wright State University, is for all ability levels and seeks to introduce children to mythology. Objectives are to help children realize that mythology is more than just story. Rather, it is one way in which cultures explain their past. Although designed for a…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Classical Literature, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Education
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
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
West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Learning Systems.
Fifteen organizing themes are presented to help define the scope of social studies learning in grades K-12 and to construct a basic framework for curriculum development. The underlying philosophy is that there are major social understandings that tie one or two concepts together and that children should investigate and discover those…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Citizenship Responsibility, Concept Formation, Concept Teaching
Minnesota State Energy Agency, St. Paul. – 1977
The document contains seven learning activities for junior high students on the energy situation. Objectives are to help students gain understanding and knowledge about the relationships between humans and their social and physical environments; solve problems and clarify issues; examine personal beliefs and values; and recognize the relationships…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Community Attitudes, Consumer Education, Cultural Differences
Bushman, John H.; Jones, Sandra – 1977
Recently, the use of thematic units in the teaching of language arts at the secondary level has significantly increased. This document discusses the theory and practice of using thematic units. The first section provides an overview of the use of thematic units and shows how such units can aid in teaching students about the composing process,…
Descriptors: English Instruction, High Schools, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Approach
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. – 1970
The publication, referred to as a unit on "Modern Dilemmas," was completed in 1969 and is part of a Modern World History pilot project integrating areas of art, literature, philosophy, and science into the social studies curriculum. The unit seeks to explore all of the facets of science as part of man's search for meaning, but because of time…
Descriptors: History, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Science Education
North Dakota State Board for Vocational Education, Bismarck. – 1971
The document is a sampling of lesson plans for career education in secondary academic subject areas, produced by North Dakota school personnel with the State board, for a vocational education exemplary project. It is a preliminary draft compiled for field-testing. Project objectives include: (1) preparing youth to cope with continued change in the…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Career Planning, Creative Activities
Russellville City School System, AL. – 1973
The document consists of teaching outlines which one school district's teachers developed and used in the early stages of an exemplary program to provide students with occupational information and to guide and instruct them in career development. The first 50 pages contain general materials: an activity calendar, a guide to exemplary programs, and…
Descriptors: Career Education, Class Activities, Curriculum Guides, Daily Living Skills
Peters, Richard O.
This one semester, ecology-oriented, eleventh or twelfth grade elective course exposes students to the problems of environmental degradation and makes them aware of man's attempts to remedy crisis situations. The curriculum guide is divided into three major topics, each comprised of several subtopics which include content, objectives, and…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Conservation (Environment), Cultural Background, Curriculum Guides
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
Gutierrez, Robert; Garcia, Joyce – 1976
The unit supplement provides skill development activities for high school students in mass media techniques. It is intended to be used with a social studies curriculum unit entitled "Unit on Political Decision Making and Action Strategy Over a Local Environmental Problem," (ED 118 526). Teacher directions for using the supplement as a single unit…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Audiovisual Instruction, Curriculum Development, Environmental Education
Toledo Public Schools, OH. – 1975
The activities guide is intended primarily to assist teachers in grades 4-7 in teaching career awareness concepts. Instructional activities correlate basic skill and career education objectives. The 29 units cover topics related to social studies (self-awareness, the community, the school, transportation, the environment, family roles, economic…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Affective Objectives, Career Awareness, Career Development
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