ERIC Number: ED048248
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
A Suggested Guide for Developing the Language Arts - Social Studies Program, Grade 8.
Memphis City School System, TN.
This eighth grade Language Arts-Social Studies Curriculum Guide has been compiled to help the teacher develop sequential, relevant, and unified teaching units in language arts and social studies. Materials include (1) an overview of the general objectives, principles, and problems of an interdisciplinary approach, (2) such special aids for the teacher as formats for lesson plans, tests and methods for teaching capitalization, spelling, vocabulary, and word perception skills, and an explanation and adaptation of the Survey-Question-Read-Recite-Review method of teaching reading, (3) a discussion of the correlated areas of grammar, spelling, vocabulary development, writing, literature, and American and Tennessee history from 1865 to the present, (4) daily lesson plans for six units on "Basic Human Needs,""Man and His Environment,""Man's Boundless Influence,""Man's Interdependendence,""Man Meets the Challenge of Change," and "Man Attempts to Meet the Challenge of National and World Problems," and (5) appendices which include enrichment ideas and alternate generalizations for each unit, a checklist for teacher-made tests, suggested classroom and other resource materials, and a bibliography of curriculum development suggestions and of Tennessee and American history. (JB)
Descriptors: Educational Media, Grade 8, Human Relations, Human Resources, Inquiry, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Reading Skills, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Sociocultural Patterns, Teaching Guides, Unit Plan, United States Government (Course), United States History, Units of Study, Writing Skills
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Memphis City School System, TN.