ERIC Number: ED048056
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies, Grade 1: A Teaching System.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Elementary Curriculum Development.
The overall social studies recommended program is described in SO 000 675. However, this guide contains suggestions for teachers to help them in implementing this program. The local environment studies concentrate on the building of effective citizenship as a member of a home, school, and community groups with respect to: social organization, economic organization, political organization, geography, and patriotism. Some of the major concepts included are: family life, schools yesterday and today, community characteristics, community services, farming, division of labor, rules and laws, democracy and elections of the president, neighborhood and world geography, the flag, and national holidays and festivals. This content is set foreth along with a suggested methodology, an extensive list of learning activities from which teachers may choose those best suited to their classrooms, and a multimedia bibliography of teaching materials. (SBE)
Descriptors: American Culture, Area Studies, Citizenship, Community Study, Concept Teaching, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Grade 1, Induction, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Multimedia Instruction, Neighborhoods, Problem Solving, Resource Materials, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Units of Study
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Elementary Curriculum Development.
Identifiers: United States