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This essential overview of elementary social studies content provides teachers with the knowledge they need to teach social studies effectively.
Penelope Fritzer is a former public school teacher who is a Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the Davie Campus of Florida Atlantic University. She earned her B.A. in History at Connecticut College, a B.A. in Education and an M.A. in English at Florida Atlantic University, and her Ph. D. in English from the University of Miami. She is the author of numerous articles on education and several books, including Math Content for Elementary and Middle School Teachers and Science Content for Elementary and Middle School Teachers, both from Allyn Bacon. Ernest Andrew Brewer is a former public school teacher who is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the Jupiter Campus of Florida Atlantic University. He earned his B.A. in Elementary Education and his M. Ed. in Elementary Education from the University of Florida, and his Ed. D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Central Florida. His research interests include social studies in the elementary school, civic education, classroom management, character education, bullying, and social studies integration. He is the author of numerous articles on education.
Table of Contents
|Preface: A Word to the Reader||p. xi|
|About the Authors||p. xiii|
|Why Study Social Studies?||p. 1|
|Early Humans||p. 3|
|The Greeks||p. 4|
|The Romans||p. 4|
|The Middle Ages||p. 5|
|The Renaissance and the Reformation||p. 7|
|The Enlightenment Period||p. 9|
|The Age of Revolution and the Industrial Revolution||p. 12|
|The Byzantine Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and the Middle East||p. 13|
|Western Africa||p. 19|
|Eastern Africa||p. 19|
|Outside Influences||p. 20|
|The Americas||p. 21|
|Native Americans||p. 21|
|European Exploration||p. 23|
|Colonial Life||p. 26|
|Revolutionary War||p. 32|
|The 1800s||p. 36|
|The Twentieth and Early Twenty-First Centuries Around the World||p. 39|
|World War||p. 40|
|World Between the Wars||p. 43|
|World War II||p. 47|
|Cold War||p. 50|
|Independence Movements||p. 51|
|Cultural Change||p. 53|
|History Resources||p. 58|
|History Websites||p. 63|
|Basic Ideas||p. 65|
|Water and Land||p. 66|
|Reading Maps||p. 68|
|The Physical Movement of the Earth and Its Effects||p. 70|
|North America||p. 76|
|South America||p. 79|
|Geography Resources||p. 85|
|Geography Websites||p. 86|
|The Basic Premises||p. 89|
|The History of Economics||p. 90|
|Government Involvement in Economics||p. 93|
|Consumer Choices Related to Needs and Wants||p. 96|
|Entrepreneurs and Wage-Earners||p. 97|
|Supply and Demand||p. 97|
|Economics Recourses||p. 100|
|Economics Websites||p. 101|
|The Purpose of Government||p. 103|
|Values of American Democracy||p. 105|
|Constitutional Governments||p. 105|
|The U.S. Constitution||p. 106|
|State and Local Government in the United States||p. 108|
|The United States in the World||p. 110|
|Resources on Government||p. 111|
|Government Websites||p. 112|
|A Final Word||p. 115|
|General Resources for the Teacher||p. 117|
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