Summary: This helpful guide methodically unfolds one approach for developing an Interdisciplinary Thematic Unit (ITU). It views ITUs as (1) a philosophy that tests teachers' dedication and ingenuity, while at the same time, cultivating students' self-discovery skills and (2) an instructional strategy geared for the technology-driven, information-hungry future. Offers numerous guidelines and ideas for developing unique interdisciplinary thematic units, all with the goal of foste ...show morering interdisciplinary awareness. Presents a clear focus and organization designed for both teacher preparation and practicing teachers. opens with the basic foundation of the integrated curriculum and the interdisciplinary thematic unit, including the theories and principles behind the practice (Chapter 1) presents a method for developing themes, generalizations, and a scope and sequence of learning activities for an ITU (Chapter 2) provides exercises that guide readers through developing objectives and learning activities for the ITU (Chapter 3) includes examples of ITUs that offer suggestions for assessment and evaluation of students' achievements (Chapter 4) offers samples of ITUs for readers to examine (Chapter 5) ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 96
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