ERIC Number: ED083069
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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The American: His Heritage, Rights, Responsibilities. An Introduction to the Social Sciences and Humanities. Volume 2.
Milwaukee Public Schools, WI. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
The curriculum guide for the second semester seventh grade social studies course is designed to help students better understand themselves by examining the physical aspects and the social systems of the world. Emphasis is on gaining insight into the way groups operate in ways approved by society, specifically into ways in which the social standards and social systems of the United States operate. Activity suggestions encourage discussion and problem solving in the classroom. The eight chapters of this interdisciplinary course include: Looking Back and Looking Ahead; The American Family; The American Educational System; The American Economic System; The American Governmental System; The City of Milwaukee and Its Government; Milwaukee County and Its Government; The State of Wisconsin and Its Government; The United States and Our National Government; Getting It All Together. Students are encouraged to supplement the course with magazines, books, slides, and films. Volume I, the first semester curriculum guide, is ED 070 701; the Teacher's Guide is SO 006 194. (KSM)
Descriptors: Activity Units, American Culture, American Studies, City Government, Curriculum Guides, Economics Education, Family Life, Grade 7, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Studies, Social Systems, United States Government (Course)
School Administration Building, Media Center, 5225 West Vliet, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201 ($6 for Volume I, Volume II, and Teacher's Guide, Sold as a package only)
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Authoring Institution: Milwaukee Public Schools, WI. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.