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ERIC Number: ED002165
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 155
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BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO.
Chicago Board of Education, IL.
A CURRICULUM GUIDE FOR HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT AT THE 11TH GRADE LEVEL IS PRESENTED. SPECIAL PROVISION IS MADE FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICAN DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, AND THE CODE OF THE FLAG. THE CURRICULUM CONSISTS OF 11 UNITS BEGINNING WITH THE "EUROPEAN BACKGROUND AND THE COLONIAL EXPERIENCE" AND ENDING WITH PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S INAUGURAL ADDRESS IN THE UNIT CALLED THE "THE UNITED STATES IN THE WORLD TODAY.". EACH UNIT CONSISTS OF FOUR INTEGRATED APPROACHES TO TEACHING THE SUBJECT MATTER. "OUTLINES OF CONTENT" AND "UNDERSTANDINGS, ATTITUDES, APPRECIATIONS, AND SKILLS" PROVIDE THE BASIC STRUCTURE, POINTS OF EMPHASIS, GOALS, CONCEPTS, AND DIRECTION OF THE UNIT. ALSO WITHIN EACH UNIT ARE "SUGGESTED LEARNING EXPERIENCES" WHICH ARE DESIGNED FOR ALL STUDENTS, THE DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY OF MATERIAL DEPENDING UPON THE STUDENT'S ABILITY AND INTEREST. SOME LEARNING EXPERIENCES ARE PARTICULARLY SUITED TO STUDENTS OF HIGH ABILITY AND ARE SO DESIGNATED. THE LAST PART OF EACH UNIT IS A BIBLIOGRAPHY, DIFFERENTIATED SO THAT THE STUDENT WHOSE READING ACHIEVEMENT IS VERY LOW MAY HAVE MATERIALS AVAILABLE TO READ AT HIS APPROPRIATE LEVEL. READING EXPERIENCES FOR ALL ARE VARIED AND INVOLVE SUCH ACTIVITIES AS EVALUATION, JUDGEMENT, IMAGINATION, AND PROBLEM-SOLUTIONS. SECTIONS ON AUDIOVISUAL AIDS ARE ALSO INCLUDED IN THE BIBLIOGRAPHY.
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Authoring Institution: Chicago Board of Education, IL.
Identifiers: Illinois (Chicago)