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Elementary Social Studies : A Practical Guide

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9780321086679

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0321086678
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
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Allyn & Bacon
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Table of Contents

Preface ix
The Elementary Social Studies Curriculum
1(33)
Images of the Social Studies
1(2)
Why Teach the Social Studies?
3(2)
Standards, Standards, Standards: Control to the States
5(7)
Affective Goals: Should We Teach Values, Moral Education, and Character Education?
12(6)
A Definitions of the Social Studies
18(6)
National Curriculum Patterns
24(3)
Importance of Textbook Series
27(1)
Mounting Criticism: Scope and Sequence
28(3)
Summary
31(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
31(3)
Planning for Social Studies Instruction
34(33)
Planning
34(3)
Goals, Long-Range Planning, and Standards/Instructional Objectives
37(7)
Treasury of Resources for Planning
44(2)
Units
46(17)
Lesson Plans
63(1)
Organizing and Scheduling
64(1)
Summary
65(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
66(1)
Instructional Strategies
67(34)
General Consideration of Methods
67(2)
What Happens in Real Classrooms?
69(1)
Direct Teaching: From Passive to Active Learning
70(4)
Discovery Learning and Thinking
74(8)
Specific Thinking Skills: Observation, Listening, and Questioning
82(5)
Cooperative or Collaborative Learning
87(7)
Role Playing
94(3)
Simulations
97(2)
Summary
99(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
100(1)
Assessing and Evaluating Students' Progress in the Social Studies
101(32)
Perceptions of Evaluation
101(4)
National Assessment of Educational Progress
105(1)
State Testing
105(3)
Assessment of Student Learning
108(2)
Assessment Techniques and Tools
110(14)
Evaluating Learning and Development
124(7)
Summary
131(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
131(2)
Social Studies in the Primary Grades
133(39)
Primary-Grade Social Studies Curriculum Using State Standards
134(1)
Primary History State Standards
135(9)
Primary Economics Standards
144(5)
Primary Geography Standards
149(3)
Primary Citizenship Standards
152(3)
Guidelines for Integrating Social Studies in the Primary-Grade Curriculum
155(12)
Classroom Environment and Scheduling in the Primary Grades
167(3)
Summary
170(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
170(2)
Social Studies in the Fourth through Eighth Grades
172(31)
Children in the Middle Grades
172(1)
The Social Studies Curriculum: Content
173(20)
Current Events/Current Affairs Programs
193(4)
Teaching Controversial Issues
197(4)
Summary
201(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
201(2)
Elementary Citizenship Education
203(31)
Defining Citizenship
204(2)
Classroom Citizenship
206(9)
Instruction in Democratic Citizenship
215(4)
Citizenship in School
219(1)
Linking Schoolwide Citizenship to the Community
220(3)
Global Citizenship
223(9)
Summary
232(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
232(2)
Social Studies and Diversity
234(28)
Describing Learning about Diversity
234(2)
Classroom Organization and Learning about Diversity
236(3)
Classroom Instruction about Diversity
239(15)
Classroom Intergroup Problem Solving
254(5)
Summary
259(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
260(2)
Social Studies and the Literacy Connection
262(22)
Typical Social Studies Instructional Activities and Literacy
262(5)
Meeting Special Needs: Mild Disabilities, ESL Students, and Struggling Readers
267(4)
Reading Difficulties
271(1)
Finding Information
272(4)
Relating the Social Studies and Literacy
276(6)
Summary
282(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
282(2)
Teaching Social Studies Skills: Time, Space, Technologies
284(29)
Learning About Time and Chronology
284(5)
Map and Globe Skills
289(8)
Technologies for the Social Studies
297(14)
Summary
311(1)
Suggested Readings and Web Sites
312(1)
Index 313


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