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Illustrative Learning Experiences was first published in 1952. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions.This volume is number 2 in the Modern School Practices series; established in 1950 by the College of Education at the University of Minnesota, and the Bureau of Educational Research. The series is designed as a replacement to two earlier series: the Series on Individualization of Instruction and the Modern School Curriculum series.The University High School was established at the University of Minnesota in 1908 as a laboratory center for the College of Education. This volume presents the activities of the High School as an environment of observation, study, and experimentation. Topics discussed include units in social studies, chemistry, business, mathematics, foreign languages, and language arts.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, About the Series, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-4
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  1. The Students
  2. pp. 5-7
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  1. What's Happening?: A Curriculum Bulletin Board Answers
  2. Emma Marie Birkmaier
  3. pp. 8-15
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  1. The Nature and Purpose of the Units
  2. The Curriculum Committee
  3. pp. 16-17
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  1. How Is the War Experience Presented in World Literature?: A Unit in World Literature
  2. Dwight Burton
  3. pp. 18-28
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  1. Politics In Action: A Unit in Social Studies
  2. Dorothy McClure Eraser and Edith West
  3. pp. 29-43
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  1. The Water Supply in Our Community: A Unit in Chemistry
  2. Clarence H. Boeck
  3. pp. 44-51
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  1. Buying Insurance: A Unit in Basic Business
  2. Ramon P. Heimerl
  3. pp. 52-61
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  1. Our Number System: A Unit in Algebra
  2. Donovan Johnson
  3. pp. 62-69
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  1. Mapping Is Applied Geometry: A Unit in Geometry
  2. Theodore E. Kellogg
  3. pp. 70-79
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  1. Cada Uno un Mexicano: A Unit in Spanish
  2. Dorothy Trandeff Michalson
  3. pp. 80-85
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  1. We Learn to Pull Together: An Eighth-Grade Camping Experience
  2. Florence Dunning, Beatrice Heimerl, and Marion Kirkpatrick
  3. pp. 86-93
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  1. We're In the News: A Seventh-Grade and Eighth-Grade Writing Unit in Language Arts
  2. Marion Kirkpatrick
  3. pp. 94-99
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  1. Let's Go To Press: A Seventh-Grade Printing Unit
  2. W. Carlisle Anderson
  3. pp. 100-108
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781452937557
Print ISBN
9780816671205
MARC Record
OCLC
551709307
Pages
116
Launched on MUSE
2015-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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