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The Parallel Curriculum in the Classroom, Book 2
Units for Application Across the Content Areas, K-12

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September 2005 | 392 pages | Corwin
The Parallel Curriculum Model in the Classroom, Book 2 contains a series of essays designed to further develop key ideas from the original book, including model guidelines, applications, and experiences from high quality educators that have utilized the Parallel Curriculum Model.

The book presents curriculum units that were developed by using the PCM. The units included in the book represent primary, elementary, middle and high school. Disciplines include social studies, science, art, and language arts.

 
Introducing the Parallel Curriculum Model in the Classroom by Carol Ann Tomlinson and Sandra Kaplan
About the Book

 
Using the Model and Units for Professional Development

 
 
Acknowledgments
 
I. Your Story, My Story, History: A Unit for Kindergarten Students by Deborah Burns
Background for Unit

 
Content Framework

 
Making Sure the Parallels Remain Central in Teaching and Learning

 
Unit Sequence, Description, and Teacher Reflections

 
 
II. Wind - The Unequal Heating of the Earth’s Surface: A Core Unit on Weather for Elementary Students by Jeanne Purcell
Background for Unit

 
Content Framework

 
Making Sure the Core Parallel Remains Central in Teaching and Learning

 
Unit Sequence, Description, and Teacher Reflections

 
 
III. Adaptation: A Social Studies Unit on Cultures for Elementary Students by Sandra N. Kaplan
Background for Unit

 
Content Framework

 
Making Sure the Parallels Remain Central in Teaching and Learning

 
Unit Sequence, Description, and Teacher Reflections

 
 
IV. Open Your Eyes: A Unit on Visual Art History and Artistry for Middle School Students by Meg Eason Hines
Background for Unit

 
Content Framework

 
Making Sure the Parallel of Practice Remains Central in Teaching and Learning

 
Unit Sequence, Description and Teacher Reflections

 
 
V. Historical Sleuthing: A Parallel of Practice Unit for Middle School Students by Carol Horn and Janice Strauss
Background for Unit

 
Content Framework

 
Making Sure the Parallel of Practice Remains Central in Teaching and Learning

 
Unit Sequence, Description, and Teacher Reflections

 
Unit Resources

 
Unit References

 
 
VI. The Power of Exponents: A Middle or High School Math Unit Incorporating All Four Parallels by Kristen Wogman Baron
Background for Unit

 
Content Framework

 
Making Sure the Parallels Remain Central in Teaching and Learning

 
Unit Sequence, Description, and Teacher Reflections

 
Core Curriculum Lessons

 
Curriculum of Connections

 
Curriculum of Practice Lessons

 
Curriculum of Identity Lessons

 
 
VII. With Liberty and Justice for All: A U.S. Government Unit Based on the Core and Identity Parallels for Middle or High School Students by Cindy Strickland
Background of Unit

 
Content Framework

 
Making Sure the Core and Identity Parallels Remain Central in Teaching and Learning

 
Unit Sequence, Description, and Teacher Reflections

 
Unit Resources

 
 
VIII. Using Biography and Autobiography to Understand Challenge, Choice, and Chance: A Unit for High School Students Incorporating All Four Parallels by Jann H. Leppien and Curt Bobbitt
Background for Unit

 
Content Framework

 
Making Sure the Parallels Remain Central in Teaching and Learning

 
Unit Sequence, Description, and Teacher Reflections

 
Core Curriculum Lessons

 
Curriculum of Practice Lessons

 
Curriculum of Connections Lessons

 
Curriculum of Identity Lessons

 
 
Index

"You will 'hear' the thinking of curriculum developers about how and why they crafted the units based on the PCM model, the requirements of their teaching context, and the needs of their students."
—From Book 2

From Book 2

This provided great examples for my students in writing curriculum units.

Ms Jo Henderson
Education, Boise State University
January 24, 2012

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction


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