ERIC Number: ED206546
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Geographic Skills in the Social Studies, Grades 7-12.
Leatherwood, Arthur K., Ed.; Porter, Jack W., Ed.
This publication is designed to assist secondary level curriculum planners, teachers, and teacher educators in developing a social studies curriculum that includes geographic skills for students' development. The first section lists general student objectives in geography that are considered essential. The following six sections contain more in depth objectives. Written in terms of student expectations, geography objectives are listed for Texas history and geography (grade 7); U.S. history; world history; world geography; government; and economics. Within each section (with the exception of government and economics) the objectives are organized by the following categories: size and shape, direction and location; scale and distance, symbols; earth and sun relationships; and information, inferences, and generalizations. For the government and economics sections, objectives are listed for information, inferences, and generalizations only. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Basic Skills, Cognitive Objectives, Curriculum Development, Economics Education, Educational Objectives, Geography Instruction, Map Skills, Process Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies, State History, United States Government (Course), United States History, World Geography, World History
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Curriculum Development.
Note: For a related document, see ED 160 538.