ERIC Number: ED463609
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
World Geography: Skills and Regions. Teacher's Guide [and Student Guides]. Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students (PASS).
Calhoun, Mary C.; Goldstein, Jeren; Walford, Sylvia B.; Purdum, Betsy
This teacher's guide and student guides on world geography skills and regions 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. These PASS (Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students) guides in world geography skills present 10 units. The teacher's guide usually provides an overview, some suggested activities, a unit quiz, and answer keys for all written activities for each unit in the student guides. A suggested scope and sequence chart is also provided. The following 10 units are included in the teacher's guide and 2 student guides, "World Geography: Skills," covering units 1-3, and "World Geography Regions," covering units 4-10: (1) "Introduction to World Geography"; (2) "Locating Places"; (3) "Living on Earth"; (4) "Latin America"; (5) "North Africa and Southwest Asia"; (6) "Africa South of the Sahara"; (7) "Asia and Australia"; (8) "The Former Soviet Union"; (9) "Europe"; and (10) "The United States and Canada." Appended in the teacher's guide are the Sunshine State Standards for geography, unit generalizations, and a multimedia bibliography. The student guides/workbooks each contain vocabulary lists, explanations of content, and practice exercises designed to evaluation comprehension. (Contains 30 references.)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, Mild Disabilities, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, State Standards, Student Educational Objectives, Units of Study, World Geography
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 (Teacher's guide, $5; Student guide--Skills, $4.30; Student guide--Regions, $11.15). Tel: 800-487-0186 (Toll Free); Tel: 850-487-0186; Fax: 850-487-2679; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.leon.k12.fl.us/public/pass ($5).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, FL. Exceptional Student Education.; Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A