ERIC Number: ED104783
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Cultural Backgrounds of Americans. Grade Four, Unit Two, 4.2. Comprehensive Social Studies Curriculum for the Inner City.
The second unit of the grade four level of the FICSS series (Focus on Inner City Social Studies -- see SO 008 271) continues the study of man through cultural awareness of the diverse groups of people comprising America's heritage. Focusing specifically on American Indians, Afro-, Mexican-, and Asian-Americans, and European Immigrants, the unit is intended to aid student appreciation and understanding of the many diverse ethnic groups comprising the nation. The unit investigates the origin, culture, and current status of each group in the United States. The format includes a general introduction; teaching procedures and strategies; knowledge, skill, and behavioral objectives; learning activities; and supplementary teacher and student resources. (JR)
Descriptors: American Culture, American Indians, Anthropology, Asian Americans, Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Elementary Education, Ethnic Studies, Grade 4, Immigrants, Learning Activities, Mexican Americans, Social Studies, Sociology, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Urban Education
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Youngstown Board of Education, OH.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III