ERIC Number: ED048169
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
The Nature and Characteristics of Metropolitan Regions. Resource Unit II, Grade 4. Providence Social Studies Curriculum Project.
Providence Public Schools, RI.; Rhode Island Coll., Providence.
GRADES OR AGES: Grade 4. SUBJECT MATTER: Social studies; nature and characteristics of metropolitan regions. ORGANIZATION AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: The first half of the guide is divided into seven curriculum subunits, each of which is laid out in three columns, one each for topics, activities, and materials. The second half consists of seven appendixes containing or listing materials. The guide is mimeographed and staple-bound with a paper cover. OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES: Objectives of the unit are listed on the first page. Activities are listed in the second column in each subunit. Each group of activities is related to a topic in the first column. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Materials are listed in the third column of each subunit. Each group of materials is related to one or more activities. In addition, appendixes contain curriculum materials and a list of relevant articles from National Geographic. STUDENT ASSESSMENT: A one-page section entitled "evaluation" lists five methods, such as having students list the basic difference between rural and urban communities. OPTIONS: The guide is prescriptive as to course content and timing. Activities and materials listed are optional. (RT)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Cooperative Research Program.
Authoring Institution: Providence Public Schools, RI.; Rhode Island Coll., Providence.
Note: Part of a set of resource units and curriculum overviews for K-12 social studies