ERIC Number: ED088752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Social Studies Handbook, First Grade.
Ventura County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
The handbook outlines a course of study in social studies for grade 1. The overall course objective is to teach children about the family's needs, the ways in which it satisfies them, and the interdependence of people in families and communities. Questioning techniques are used throughout the course. Questions which develop student thinking competencies such as observing and data gathering, analysis, synthesis, prediction, and value-seeking are provided. Learning activities suggested include games, field trips, role playing, art activities, and discussion. Among the topics treated are the following: family needs such as food, shelter, transportation, recreation, and clothes; a comparative study of American and Mexican children; and map skills. Course objectives, instructional materials needed to meet objectives, teaching strategies, class activities, and evaluation criteria are provided for each topic. (RM)
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Authoring Institution: Ventura County Superintendent of Schools, CA.