ERIC Number: ED051155
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Communism. Course of Study, Grades IX-XII.
Boston Public Schools, MA.
GRADES OR AGES: Grades 9-12. SUBJECT MATTER: Communism. ORGANIZATION AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: The guide has five units: 1) "Historical Background of Communism," which gives a brief chronology of events from Czarist Russia to the present day and outlines the organization of the government and the Communist party; 2) "Communism in Theory and Practice," set out in parallel columns, one with quotations from the constitution, the other indicating the practice, with a brief bibliography; 3) "Communism in World Affairs," under Lenin, Stalin, and Krushchev, with a list of audio-visual material; 4) "Russia Today," which very briefly indicates politics, economy, social welfare, education, religion, and the arts and literature, with a 141-item bibliography; 5) "Communism in China," with a brief chronology of the Chinese Communist Party, a history of communism in China, a list of audio-visual materials, a 100-item bibliography, and a list of periodicals. A teaching supplement includes terms, people and places to know, student projects, and topics for class discussion. The guide is lithographed and spiral-bound with a soft cover. OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES: General objectives are given at the beginning of the guide, and student activities are listed in the teaching supplement. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Books and audio-visual materials are listed for the various units. STUDENT ASSESSMENT: No special provision is made. (MBM)
Descriptors: Communism, Curriculum Guides, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 9, High Schools, History, Political Science, Secondary Education
The Department of Curriculum Development, Boston Public Schools, 15 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. 02108 ($0.85, check payable to The City of Boston)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Boston Public Schools, MA.
Note: School Document No. 2-1969