Developing Thematic Units for a Third Grade Classroom Using a Whole Language Approach
Date of Award
Master of Education (MEd)
Dr. Calvin Greatsinger
Thematic units were developed for a third grade curriculum using a whole language approach. The six themes integrated reading, writing and language with science, social studies, fine arts, and health objectives. Each unit includes five sections: 1) Objectives, 2) Immersion, 3) Language Activities, 4) Integrated Activities, and 5) Evaluation. The thematic unit topics were 1) Bears, 2) Dinosaurs, 3) Fall, 4) Food, 5) Plants, and 6) Space.
Sodeman, Virginia Luther, "Developing Thematic Units for a Third Grade Classroom Using a Whole Language Approach" (1989). Master of Education Graduate Projects. 115.