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ERIC Number: ED180892
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
The Social Studies Program of the Grosse Pointe Public Schools: K-12.
Grosse Pointe Public School System, MI.
This outline specifies social studies subject matter, concepts, skills, and attitudes appropriate for students at various grade levels from K-12. The social studies program combines educational practices of the Grosse Pointe Public Schools, concepts developed by the National Council of the Social Studies, and ideas from junior high and high school curriculum and resource guides. The outline is presented in 10 sections. Sections I, II, and III present overviews of the philosophy, goals, and concepts of the program. Sections IV through VII consist of charts which illustrate concepts, topics, and skills for kindergarten and for grades one through six. In all elementary school grades, students are exposed to career education, current events, and various social studies skills including decision making, reference and location, listening and observing, and communicating. Topics include holidays, family life, pioneer life, explorers, inventors, and industrialization. Section VIII outlines required and elective social studies courses in junior and senior high school. Section IX relates skills and concepts in chart form for seventh and eighth grades. Topics include democratic ideals, environmental studies, and minority groups. The final section focuses on objectives, skills, and concepts for grades nine through 12 including demonstrating understanding of civics, American history, and political ideologies. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Grosse Pointe Public School System, MI.
Identifiers: Michigan (Grosse Pointe)
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