ERIC Number: ED045499
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
United States History in the Secondary School. Comparative Ways of Life.
Point Pleasant Beach Board of Education, NJ.
This is one unit of the series described in SO 000 378. No longer can we remain in isolation. It has become necessary to cope with revolutionary forces at work at home as well as abroad in man's struggle for independence, to understand the common elements of states whether they be free or under the reigns of a dictatorship, and to determine the viability of the states of the world. The specific goals of this unit are listed: 1) to understand how we meet our basic needs in relation to others with respect to food, shelter, and clothing; 2) to understand the obligations and responsibilities of individuals in the United States in relation to the obligations and responsibilities of individuals in other nations concerning citizen participation; 3) to better evaluate our way of life in relation to others; 4) to understand the institutions found in our society; 5) to develop an empathy for people from all over the world; 6) to realize the effects of the environment on the development of our society in relation to others; and, 7) to appreciate the influence of historical background on the development of our way of life. (SBE)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Civil Liberties, Cross Cultural Studies, Human Living, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Education, Learning Activities, Learning Laboratories, Secondary Education, Social Environment, Social Problems, Social Studies, Social Systems, Sociocultural Patterns, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Guides, United States History, Units of Study
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Point Pleasant Beach Board of Education, NJ.