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ERIC Number: ED240002
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Essential Performance Objectives for Social Studies: Illustrative Learning Activities (4-6).
Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing.
Materials in this social studies curriculum guide are designed for use by Michigan intermediate grade teachers in conjunction with the publication "Essential Performance Objectives for Social Studies." Content is divided into three sections. (1) An introduction focuses on improving classroom dynamics; it includes a discussion of: social studies objectives, teacher responsibilities, teaching strategies, activity selection guidelines, and teachers' problems. (2) The bulk of the guide consists of over 100 illustrative lessons Presented in chart format, each lesson details objectives, activities, and resources. Topics covered include stereotyping, ethnic groups, discrimination, laws and responsibilities, environment, community, family, cross-cultural studies, government, and conflict resolution. (3) Extensive appendices include a glossary, evaluation procedures, several social studies program models, scope and sequence designs, outlines of skills and objectives, suggestions for writing curriculum guides, a sample statement of philosophy, and a statement of policy on controversial issues. (LP)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Community, Conflict Resolution, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Environment, Ethnic Studies, Evaluation Methods, Family (Sociological Unit), Government (Administrative Body), Instructional Improvement, Intermediate Grades, Laws, Learning Activities, Models, Problems, Responsibility, Skill Development, Social Discrimination, Social Studies, Stereotypes, Teacher Responsibility, Teachers, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing.
Note: For related documents, see SO 015 337-339, and SO 015 437.