ERIC Number: ED045497
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
United States History in the Secondary School. American People.
Point Pleasant Beach Board of Education, NJ.
This is one of the series described in SO 000 378. When the student of American History seeks beneath the surface of the Dream of the Golden Door, the story he unearths is often one of prejudice, bigotry, and quiet tragedy. For the sake of relevance, the specific objectives of this unit y are: 1) to study the student's ancestors and their struggle to adapt to a new land and institutions, experiences that shaped our physical, cultural, and moral characteristics; 2) to explore the extent, advantages, and disadvantages of assimilation within our society; 3) to develop a more accurate concept of the Black American; 4) to examine the contributions of individual Americans of different ethnic ancestry in order to develop an appreciation for the individual rather than stereotyped groups of people; and, 5) to examine our present population, and the living patterns visible in the different sections of the United States, such as city life, life in the South, and life in the West. (SBE)
Descriptors: American Culture, Black History, Ethnic Studies, Human Living, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Learning Laboratories, Racial Discrimination, Secondary Education, Social Discrimination, Social Problems, Social Studies, Social Systems, Sociocultural Patterns, State Curriculum Guides, Stereotypes, Teaching Guides, United States History, Units of Study, Values
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Point Pleasant Beach Board of Education, NJ.