ERIC Number: ED193152
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Program of Studies, Social Studies, K-8.
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Dept. of Instructional Planning and Development.
Educational Objectives and brief course descriptions for the social studies program, grades K-8, Montgomery County Public School, Rockville Maryland, are presented. The document is organized into two sections. Section one outlines the K-6 Social Studies Design approved by the Council on Instruction in April, 1977. The design should be implemented in grades K-5 by the 1980-81 school year. It identifies themes, organizing concepts, organizing questions, instructional objectives, and suggested topics of study by grade level. Themes focus on self and others in the community, state, and nation. Schools meeting established requirements may use "Man: A Course of Study" or "People and Technology" in Grade 6. Section two describes existing social studies programs and outlines learning objectives by grade level. Themes in grades K-6 focus on family and school, immediate and world communities, American history and geography, and past cultures. In grade 7 students study world geography and the southern hemisphere and in grade 8, world geography and the northern hemisphere. A brief bibliography of instructional guides and materials is included. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. Dept. of Instructional Planning and Development.
Note: For related documents, see SO 012 899-904.