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ERIC Number: ED205334
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: 0
Small Schools Curriculum: Social Studies, 4-12.
Educational Service District 189, Mt. Vernon, WA.; Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
The Washington social studies curriculum for small schools, for grades 4-12, developed in 1980-81, is designed to help teachers improve instruction and help smaller districts lacking curriculum personnel comply with the state's Student Learning Objectives (SLO) Law. Written by curriculum specialists and classroom teachers, seven social studies program goals are presented and related to sequential student learning objectives, activities, resources and monitoring procedures; these are intended to supplement or extend a basic text. Format of this material is designed to assist districts in personalizing the curriculum to meet their own educational program needs; broad grade placement recommendations indicate where objectives should be taught. The curriculum guide, divided by grades, outlines specific areas of learning, with suggested activities for each: Grade 4--Pacific Northwest and other regions; Grade 5--our country; Grade 6--world cultures; Grade 7--world geography; Grade 8--American history; Grade 9--Washington state history and government; Grade 10--world history; Grade 11--United States history and government I & II; Grade 12--contemporary world problems, economics, introduction to psychology and sociology (electives). Definitions of terms and the goals for the Washington Common Schools are included. (AW)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Civics, Cultural Awareness, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Geography, History, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Small Schools, Social Studies, Socioeconomic Influences, State Curriculum Guides, State History, Student Evaluation, United States History, World History
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Educational Service District 189, Mt. Vernon, WA.; Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
Note: For related documents, see RC 012 825-846 and RC 012 848-851.