ERIC Number: ED063201
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies: Living in Dade County.
The quinmester general social studies course for grades seven through nine provides a framework for studying the Dade County community and surrounding metropolitan area. Emphasis is upon enhancing the student's understanding and appreciation for his environment in an attempt to prepare him for better citizenship. Course objectives are for students to: 1) identify important people and events in the history of Dade County; 2) relate the importance of climate and geography to Dade County; 3) cite specific examples of the various parts of Dade's economy; 4) examine metropolitan government; 5) describe the importance of the major ethnic groups living in Dade County; and examine present and future problems of Dade county. Six activity units based on the course objectives are outlined. A brief bibliography is provided. Related documents are: SO 002 708 through SO 002 718, SO 002 768 through SO 002 792, and SO 002 947 through SO 002 970. (Author/SJM)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Behavioral Objectives, Citizenship Responsibility, City Government, Community Characteristics, Community Services, Community Study, Curriculum Guides, Economics, Ethnic Groups, Geographic Location, Junior High Schools, Metropolitan Areas, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History, Units of Study
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers: Quinmester Program