ERIC Number: ED054109
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jul
The Making of an American. An Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Supplement.
Fairfax County Schools, VA.
GRADES OR AGES: Grade 5. SUBJECT MATTER: Social studies. ORGANIZATION AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: The guide is divided into five units: "Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century New England,""The Constitution,""Westward Expansion,""Two Latin American Countries," and "Slavery in America." It is printed and staple bound with a paper cover. OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES: Each unit begins with an outline of major concepts and skills to be learned. Activities described in each unit include discussion and reading, field trips, problem solving, and role playing. Very specific questions are given to guide discussions. Suggestions for timing of units are included. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Each unit contains an extensive annotated list of basic books, supplementary books, films, and other multimedia materials. Some units contain a short list of teacher references. STUDENT ASSESSMENT: Very general guidelines for evaluation are included in the introduction. (RT)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fairfax County Schools, VA.