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ERIC Number: ED002210
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 59
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AMERICAN HISTORY-LEVEL IV FOR USE IN TALENT PRESERVATION PROJECT SECONDARY SCHOOLS.
MATHIS, JAMES L.
TO PROVIDE MEANINGFUL INSTRUCTION, THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES ARE GIVEN--TO ACQUAINT THE STUDENT WITH PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, TO DEVELOP APPRECIATION OF BASIC DEMOCRATIC PRACTICES, TO PROMOTE A DESIRE FOR GOOD CITIZENSHIP, TO INFORM STUDENTS OF THE BASIC RIGHTS GUARANTEED BY THE CONSTITUTION, TO OUTLINE A PROJECT OF STUDY, AND TO SUGGEST LEARNING ACTIVITIES APPROPRIATE TO THE INTERESTS AND ABILITIES OF STUDENTS INVOLVED IN THE PROGRAM. NINE UNITS OF STUDY, PRIMARILY ON A CHRONOLOGICAL BASIS, ARE--INTRODUCTION TO HISTORY, STUDY OF MAPS AND GLOBES (1 WEEK), DISCOVERY, EXPLORATION, AND COLONIZATION OF THE NEW WORLD (4 WEEKS), THE BEGINNING OF A NEW NATION (9 WEEKS), THE GROWTH OF OUR NATION (4 WEEKS), ADVANCEMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES,1800-1950 (4 WEEKS), THE UNITED STATES BECOMES A WORLD POWER (4 WEEKS), AND CITIZENSHIP (2 WEEKS). EACH IS OUTLINED ACCORDING TO CONTENT, SUGGESTED TEACHER PROCEDURES, AND MATERIALS. SUPPLEMENTAL LISTS OF STUDENT REFERENCES AND AUDIOVISUAL AIDS ARE INCLUDED. AN APPENDIX SUGGESTS SPECIAL STUDENT PROJECTS, FIELD TRIPS, AND DISPLAY AND USE OF THE FLAG. ASSIGNMENTS SHOULD BE DEFINITE, LIMITED, CLEARLY OUTLINED IN A STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURE, AND CREATE DESIRE FOR ACHIEVEMENT. FOR THE TEACHER'S BENEFIT, THERE ARE EXPLANATIONS ABOUT REASONS FOR STUDYING HISTORY, TEXTBOOK REFERENCES, SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS, STUDENT PROJECTS, FIELD TRIPS, CLASS DISCUSSIONS, BULLETIN-BOARD DISPLAYS, A CLASS SCRAPBOOK, AND AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS. EIGHT CURRICULUM BULLETINS ARE LISTED.
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Authoring Institution: Houston Independent School District, TX.
Identifiers: Texas (Houston)