ERIC Number: ED048068
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Course of Study: United States History, Middle School.
Pittsburgh Board of Public Education, PA.
This course for grade 8 contains 122 lessons designed to teach United States History, including analysis of democracy and society as well as awareness of the citizen role. The guide provides a basic focus of instruction and also presents a range of teaching techniques, materials, and activities which teachers can utilize according to student needs and interests. A statement of general objectives for the course identifies the understandings, attitudes, appreciations, habits, and skills to be accomplished. Content is divided into 10 units of study which parallel chronological periods in the nation's development. Each unit is introduced by a statement of content followed by definition of unit objectives and relevant questions. Individual lesson plans are organized into three areas: References, Content Stresses, and Student Activities. Included at the end of the unit is an evaluation instrument, such as a written achievement test, map skills test, or criteria for oral reports and individual projects. Audio-visual aids for each unit are also listed. A bibliography of course materials includes LAND OF THE FREE: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES by Caughey and Franklin and THE AMERICAN NEGRO by Clemons, Hollitz and Gardner. (JSB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Board of Public Education, PA.