ERIC Number: ED054011
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Communities Around the World. A Village in India. Teacher's Resource Unit.
Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Project Social Studies Curriculum Center.
This resource unit was developed from materials produced and field tested by the Project Social Studies Curriculum Center. It was designed to make progress toward the development of the following objectives: 1) conceptual: globalism, geographic location, diversity, interrelationships, change, cultural use of the environment, economics, culture, social organization, and social processes; 2) generalizations evolving out of conceptual approach to the study of India; and, 3) skills: rational problem solving, efficient information location, information gathering and evaluation, effective geographic skills with maps and globes, and the organization, analysis, and evaluation of information. Attitudinal objectives are: 1) curiosity about social data; 2) free examination of social attitudes and data; 3) value objectivity; and, 4) appreciation of the cultural contributions of other countries, races, and religions. Teaching strategies and educational media are listed, student activity sheets and textual materials developed by the Center on village life are also included. Other documents in this series of curriculum guides are ED 051 027 through ED 051 033, ED 052 080 through ED 052 082, SO 001 277 and SO 001 278. (VLW)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Community Study, Concept Teaching, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Guides, Economics Education, Elementary Education, Human Geography, Interdisciplinary Approach, Non Western Civilization, Resource Materials, Resource Units, Social Studies, Social Systems, Units of Study, Values Education
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Project Social Studies Curriculum Center.
Note: Revised edition