ERIC Number: ED088754
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Social Studies Handbook, Kindergarten.
Ventura County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
The handbook outlines a course of study in social studies on the kindergarten level. The overall course objective is to teach children that people everywhere have certain basic needs and wants, and that how people meet these needs depends upon their environment and cultural level. Questioning techniques are used throughout the course. Questions are provided which develop student thinking competencies such as observing and data gathering, analysis, synthesis, prediction, and value-seeking. Suggested learning activities include drama or role-playing, games, art activities, and discussion. Among the topics treated are the following: food, clothing, occupations, study of how people live around the world, community helpers, animals, and ecology. 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.