ERIC Number: ED051027
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Communities Around the World. Soviet Communities: Urban and Rural. Teacher's Resource Unit.
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Project Social Studies Curriculum Center.
This social studies resource guide for grade 4 outlines one of four units on the theme Communities Around the World with emphasis on a comparative analysis of economic systems. Specific objectives for this unit on the Soviet Union are described in these areas: 1) economic, geographic, and sociological concepts; 2) understandings and generalizations; 3) skills; and, 4) attitudes. 59 learning activities are outlined in a format designed to help teachers see the relationships among objectives, content, teaching strategies, and materials of instruction. A list of educational media is also included. Pupil materials prepared for this unit are appended and include: maps, map worksheets, information summaries, graphs, study questions, and original stories on family and community life. A teachers guide for the total grade 4 course of study is SO 001 282. Other documents in this series of curriculum guides are SO 001 275 through SO 001 287. (Author/JSB)
Descriptors: Communism, Community Study, Concept Teaching, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Guides, Economics Education, Elementary Education, Government (Administrative Body), Grade 4, Human Geography, Industrialization, Marxism, Political Socialization, Resource Materials, Rural Economics, Social Studies, Social Systems, Socioeconomic Influences, Units of Study, Urban Environment, Urban Studies, Values Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Project Social Studies Curriculum Center.
Identifiers: Russian History; USSR
Note: Revised following field testing in the Chelmsford, Mass. Public Schools