ERIC Number: ED045509
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies: United States. Grade 5.
Kellogg, E. G.
This teachers guide attempts to facilitate the study of the United States through a conceptual approach and multimedia instruction in a spiral curriculum. There are five units: 1) Natural Setting --location, climate, terrain, water, soil, and economic and esthetic value, and conservation; 2) Historial Development --North American Indian cultures, European exploration, settlement and life styles, economic, political, and religious factors, the American revolution and the development of the New Nation; 3) National Community --colonial origin, Declaration of Independence, governmental structure, National capital, historical documents and symbols; 4) National Growth --components of a democracy, government functions, sociocultural development, westward movement, Civil War, Industrial Revolution types of industry; and, 5) National Trends --technological, social, and economic trends. Each of the content sections outlines the major concepts, behavioral objectives, class activities, resources, and evaluation techniques. In addition, there is a list of basic instructional materials including books, transparencies, records, filmstrips, maps, kits, 8mm films, tapes, and equipment. (SBE)
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Cultural Education, Economics, Elementary Education, Geography, Induction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Multimedia Instruction, Social Studies, Spiral Curriculum, Teaching Guides, United States Government (Course), United States History, Units of Study
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Joint City School District No. 1, West Allis, WI.
Identifiers: United States; Wisconsin