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ERIC Number: ED016625
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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GRADE 5, OUR WORLD - GEOGRAPHIC AND ECONOMIC STUDIES.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
THIS DOCUMENT, PUBLISHED BY THE NEW YORK BOARD OF EDUCATION, PRESENTS A REVISED COURSE OF STUDIES IN HISTORY AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES FOR GRADE 5. ONE OF A SERIES DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS AT ALL GRADE LEVELS, PRE-KINDERGARTEN TO GRADE 12, THIS PRELIMINARY BULLETIN REFLECTS A NEW SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM WHICH, EMPLOYING AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH, DRAWS FROM THE DISCIPLINES OF HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, ECONOMICS, POLITICAL SCIENCE, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIOLOGY. CONCEPTS TO BE MASTERED IN EACH GRADE LEVEL ARE LISTED. A DETAILED OUTLINE OF THE CONCEPTS, UNDERSTANDINGS, AND SKILLS TO BE MASTERED BY PUPILS IN GRADE 5 IS ALSO GIVEN. SIX UNITS, OR "THEMES," COVERING THE AREAS OF THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, LATIN AMERICA, EUROPE, ASIA, AND AFRICA, ARE DESCRIBED IN DETAIL. THESE UNITS CONTAIN SAMPLE LESSON PLANS, SUGGESTED LEARNING ACTIVITIES, MAPS, DRAWINGS, LISTS OF SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS, A PUPIL BIBLIOGRAPHY, AND LISTS OF RELATED AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS. A SECTION ON THE TEACHING OF MAP AND GLOBE SKILLS IS ALSO APPENDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $4.00 FROM THE NEW YORK BOARD OF EDUCATION, PUBLICATIONS SALES OFFICE, 110 LIVINGSTON STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11201. (PD)
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: AFRICA; ASIA; CANADA; EUROPE; LATIN AMERICA