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ERIC Number: ED024530
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 99
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Developmental Reading in Social Studies: U.S. Becomes a World Leader. A Guide for Teachers, Grade 8, Revised.
Fried, Marian; And Others
This unit guide, seventh in a series of seven, is designed to provide eighth-grade social studies teachers with materials that develop the facts, attitudes, and concepts of social studies and that also present reading and study skills instruction. Information about the United States as a world leader is presented along with reading exercises in assigned chapters of "This Is America's Story" by Wilder and Ludlom, a text to be used with average classes, and "Exploring America's History" by Schwartz and O'Connor, a text to be used with modified classes. New vocabulary words are introduced at the beginning of each chapter. Exercises provide practice in (1) making generalizations, (2) interpreting pictures, charts, and maps, (3) outlining, (4) reading under direction, and (5) the SQ3R study method. Questions directed to organization, cause and effect, and sequence and analogy are given. Combined questions applicable to both textbooks are also provided. (RT)
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Authoring Institution: Sewanhaka Central High School District 2, Floral Park, NY.