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ERIC Number: ED016676
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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SOCIAL STUDIES, GRADE 6, OUR WORLD--EARLY CIVILIZATIONS. COURSE OF STUDY AND RELATED LEARNING ACTIVITIES.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
THIS SIXTH-GRADE GUIDE FOR THE SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM IN NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS DELINEATES AIMS, CONTENT, AND SCOPE OF INSTRUCTION. THE FIRST PART OF THE GUIDE FOCUSES ON MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE ANCIENT MIDDLE EAST, GREECE, ROME, AND MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE EUROPE TO WESTERN CIVILIZATION AND PARTICULARLY TO OUR AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE. THE REMAINING PORTION PROVIDES A PERSPECTIVE FOR WESTERN HISTORY BY SHOWING HOW CIVILIZATION DEVELOPED IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE NON-WESTERN WORLD. THE THEMES SELECTED TO ILLUSTRATE THESE CONCEPTS ARE--(1) HOW WE LEARN ABOUT THE PAST, (2) HOW MODERN MAN DEVELOPED, (3) HOW WESTERN CIVILIZATION DEVELOPED, AND (4) HOW CIVILIZATION DEVELOPED IN INDIA, IN CHINA, IN PRE-COLUMBIAN AMERICA, AND IN AFRICA. LEARNING ACTIVITIES ARE ORGANIZED AROUND THESE THEMES AND REFLECT A VARIETY OF TEACHING TECHNIQUES. INCLUDED ARE SPECIFIC TEACHING SUGGESTIONS, READINGS FOR STUDENTS OF VARYING ABILITIES, QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION, PICTORIAL ILLUSTRATIONS, AND LISTS OF BOOKS AND AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS. THIS PUBLICATION MAY BE PURCHASED FROM THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, PUBLICATIONS SALES OFFICE, 110 LIVINGSTON ST., BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11201, $5.00. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
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