ERIC Number: ED066382
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Additional Comments from the Task Force on Social Sciences Textbooks, Grades Five through Eight.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Textbooks.
The second installment of comments from the Task Force on Social Sciences Textbooks: Grades five through eight is presented in this document. The first comments, covering part of the textbooks, were attached as an appendix to "Report and Recommendations: Task Force to Evaluate Social Science Textbooks: Grades Five Through Eight" offered in related document ED 063 521. Specific and general comments are given on the remainder of the basic textbooks, and brief remarks provided on approximately half of the supplementary textbooks. Two textbooks analyzed in this paper which require moderate to major modifications in order to meet requirements of the State Education Code are "The Story of Latin America", and "The Social Sciences: Concepts and Values." Minor revisions recommended for seven supplementary textbooks in compliance with the Education Code are included. Alterations are offered for eight supplementary textbooks not in compliance with the state education code which require moderate to major modifications. (SJM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Textbooks.