ERIC Number: ED241444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Guide. Grade 3. Communities.
Saginaw Public Schools, MI.
One of a series of social studies curriculum guides, this publication outlines a third grade course on communities. Material is presented in two parts. Part 1, an overview of the program, contains an introduction, a statement of philosophy, an outline of elementary level scope and sequence, a description of Michigan mandated essential skill and knowledge objectives for primary grade social studies, a statement of scope for grade 3, and a list of the 8 units, strands, and goals for grade 3. Each of these units is outlined in greater detail in part 2 and suggestions are provided for the teaching of each. The units included in this program are: Getting Along with Others; My City; Being a Good Citizen; My City, Past and Present; Natural Resources of the Community; Goods and Services; Saginawians Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow; and Man's Use and Care of People, Places, and Things. For each unit, a brief introduction is followed by charts which list a particular goal and objective (each tagged to the Michigan state guidelines), resources, and several learning activities. (LP)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Citizenship Education, Civics, Community, Community Characteristics, Community Relations, Community Responsibility, Community Role, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Economics Education, Environment, Grade 3, Group Dynamics, Leaders, Learning Activities, Local History, Natural Resources, Primary Education, Sequential Approach, Skill Development, Social Environment, Social Studies, Units of Study
School District of the City of Saginaw, 550 Millard St., Saginaw, MI 48607 ($4.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Saginaw Public Schools, MI.
Note: For related documents, see ED 240 048 and SO 015 498-503.