ERIC Number: ED051011
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
A Curriculum Guide in Elementary Social Studies: Man in the Community. Grade Two.
Howard County Board of Education, Clarksville, MD.
Man in the Community is the theme of this social studies curriculum guide for Grade 2. The course emphasizes: what a community is, how people contribute as individuals and family groups, and comparative study of community life. A stated aim is for the student to gain a knowledge of his place in the community and his worth as an individual. Content is divided into three units of study: 1) People Create Communities; 2) The Community and Its Natural Resources; and, 3) Comparison of Communities Around the World. Special features of the grade two curriculum are field experience programs, environmental education, and a variety of map, globe, and other geography skills. A city community in Japan and a small village of Thailand are the selected areas for comparative study. Format of the guide is consistent with this series with major divisions for 1) Concepts, 2) Teaching Strategies, 3) Content and Materials, 4) Varieties in Strategies and Content, and 5) Evaluation. Related documents are: SO 001 185 through SO 001 189. (JSB)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Community Study, Concept Teaching, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Field Experience Programs, Geography, Grade 2, Human Relations, Map Skills, Natural Resources, Non Western Civilization, Rural Environment, Social Studies, Units of Study, Urban Environment, Values, Values Education
Social Studies Department, Howard County Public Schools, Clarksville, Maryland 21029 ($3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Howard County Board of Education, Clarksville, MD.
Identifiers: Japan; Maryland; Thailand