ERIC Number: ED046808
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies for EMR Pupils. A Course of Study for Junior High Schools.
Los Angeles City Schools, CA. Div. of Instructional Planning and Services.
This course of study for the educable mentally retarded is one of three publications designed to provide for the sequential development of well adjusted, contributing, and self-supporting members of the community. It provides a developmental outline of learning activities and suggestions relating to instructional procedures. The specific objectives for the seventh grade include: 1) developing self-realization; 2) understanding and adjusting to the contemporary scene; 3) recognizing the value, function, and responsibility of the family in relationships with school, church, community, state, and nation; and 4) understanding how geography affects our culture. Those for the eighth grade pupils are: 1) becoming a responsible citizen; 2) becoming aware of historical events and appreciating the American way of life; and, 3) appreciating man's need for security and peace, understanding the United Nations. Ninth graders will be: 1) learning about and understanding the way of life of people of other nations; 2) getting acquainted with occupational opportunities and developing economic efficiency; and, 3) making proper use of leisure time. The teacher resource materials are discussed in SO 000 474. (SBE)
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Schools, CA. Div. of Instructional Planning and Services.