ERIC Number: ED462803
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Biology. Teacher's Guide [and Student Workbook]. Revised Edition. Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students (PASS).
Danner, Greg, Ed.; Fresen, Sue, Ed.
This teacher's guide and student workbook for biology are part of a series of supplementary curriculum packages of alternative methods and activities designed to meet the needs of Florida secondary students with mild disabilities or other special learning needs. Content is based on the Florida Curriculum Frameworks and correlates to the Sunshine State Standards. The PASS (Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students) teacher's guide and student workbook in biology contain 11 units. Each unit in the teacher's guide includes an overview, a list of student goals, suggestions for enrichment, a unit assessment, and answer keys. The following units are covered in both texts: (1) "Biology and the Scientific Method"; (2) "Identifying Living Things"; (3) "The Cell--The Basic Unit of Life"; (4) "Cell Growth and Reproduction"; (5) "Genetics: The Science of Heredity"; (6) "The Changing Nature of Life"; (7) "The Diversity of Living Things"; (8) "Systems of the Body"; (9) "More Human Body Systems"; (10) "Florida's Living Treasures"; and (11) "Science and the Environment." Appendices to the teacher's guide offer instructional strategies, teaching suggestions, accommodations/modifications for students, and correlations to the Sunshine State Standards. The student workbook contains vocabulary, an explanation of content, and practice exercises designed to evaluate comprehension. (Contains 20 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Biology, Mild Disabilities, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, State Standards, Teaching Guides, Units of Study
Florida State Dept. of Education, Div. of Public Schools and Community Education, Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services, Turlington Bldg., Room 628, 325 West Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 (Guide, $4.70; Workbook, $5.15). Tel: 850-487-0186; Tel: 800-487-0186 (Toll Free); Fax: 850-487-2679; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.leon.k12.fl.us/public/pass.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, FL.; Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A