ERIC Number: ED050068
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Framework for the Social Studies in Wyoming, Grades K-12. A Guide for Curriculum Development.
Wyoming State Dept. of Education, Cheyenne.
GRADES OR AGES: K-12. SUBJECT MATTER: Social studies. ORGANIZATION AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: The introductory material includes sections on curriculum improvement, new social studies, and scope and sequence. A suggested conceptual framework for the program is presented in the form of a chart, with columns for history, anthropology-sociology, political science, economics, geography, and social psychology. A gatefold scope and sequence chart is arranged by grade levels, as are the charts for skills. Four sample units deal with the needs of a neighborhood, India, a desert environment, and forest regions. Appendixes include objectives for instruction, instructional grouping, controversial issues in the social studies, and thoughts on citizenship education. The guide is printed and spiral bound with a soft cover. OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES: General objectives are set out in the introductory material and on the scope and sequence chart. More specific objectives are included in the skills chart. Detailed activities are included in the sample units. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Suggested resources are listed for each of the sample units and there is also a selected bibliography. STUDENT ASSESSMENT: A brief chapter on evaluation outlines the main questions to be considered by the teacher in evaluating the student. (MBM)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Curriculum Guides, Economics, Elementary School Curriculum, Geography, Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, History, Kindergarten, Political Science, Secondary Education, Social Psychology, Social Studies, Sociology
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wyoming State Dept. of Education, Cheyenne.