ERIC Number: ED054009
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Apr-1
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A Teaching Guide and Experience Units K-12. Social Studies. Grade Five.
Arapahoe County School District 6, Littleton, CO.
The unit experiences for the K-12 curriculum guide, including these for grade 5, are outlined in SO 001 139. These units include the study of the culture, history, geography, and economics of regions of the United States. The depth study of Colorado draws relationship between the state, the nation, and the world. The emphasis for both grade 5 and 6 is twofold: 1) to know his American heritage, as well as to become aware of the rights, freedoms, and responsibilities that occur in a democracy; and, 2) to recognize the strategic position of the United States in the Western Hemisphere through the study of inter-American relations. Overview, objectives, motivational, developmental, and review activities, and content for each of the various sub-units are summarized: 1) Use of Map and Globe; 2) Discovery and Exploration; 3) Southeastern United States; 4) New England States; 5) Middle Atlantic States; 6) A New Nation is Founded; 7) North Central States; 8) South Central States; 9) Our Country Divided, Open Conflict; 10) Rocky Mountain States; 11) Colorado; 12) Pacific Coast States; 13) Alaska, Hawaii, and Possessions; 14) Citizenship: Heritage, Rights, and Responsibilities. Evaluation objectives and techniques are also enumerated. SO 001 138 through SO 001 144 are related units. (Author/SBE)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Area Studies, Citizenship, Concept Teaching, Critical Thinking, Cultural Education, Curriculum Guides, Democracy, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Geographic Regions, Grade 5, Human Geography, Problem Solving, Sequential Approach, Social Studies, United States History, Units of Study
Supervisor of Elementary Social Studies, 6558 South Acoma Street, Littleton, Colorado 80120 ($2.00)
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Authoring Institution: Arapahoe County School District 6, Littleton, CO.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado; United States