ERIC Number: ED245964
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Our World, Its Diverse Peoples. Sixth Grade Social Studies Course Outline.
Rialto Unified School District, CA.
A sixth grade social studies curriculum provides a context for a comparative study of individuals and societies. Material is divided into 14 sections. An introduction (section 1) outlines course rationale and a proposed time schedule. Sections 2 through 5 contain objectives, activities, and resources for the study of geography, culture, government, and economy and technology. The remaining sections outline related social studies units required in California. Section 6 is a mini-unit on drug awareness. Section 7 consists of vocabulary and student background material for a camp experience in the San Bernardino Mountains. Sections 8 through 14 contain the following optional units to be used in the curriculum as time permits: adaptation, anthropology, technology, earth forces and geology, wildlife problems and protection, and the ecosystem. For each unit, teacher introductory material, student activities, and resources are provided. (LP)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Behavioral Objectives, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Drug Education, Ecology, Economics, Environmental Education, Geography Instruction, Geology, Global Approach, Grade 6, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Social Studies, Technology, Units of Study, Wildlife, World Geography
Rialto Unified School District, 182 E. Walnut Ave., Rialto, CA 92376 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Rialto Unified School District, CA.
Note: For fourth-fifth grade curriculum, see SO 015 723.