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ERIC Number: ED104787
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
Pages: 70
Abstractor: N/A
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Viet Nam. Grade Six, Unit One. 6.1. Comprehensive Social Studies Curriculum for the Inner City.
Thompson, Fred
This sixth grade unit is one of a sequential learning series of the Focus On Inner City Social Studies (FICSS) project developed in accordance with the needs and problems of an urban society. A description of the project is provided in SO 008 271. The units are designed to help students investigate the conditions under which people in other nations live as a result of the exercise of military, economic, and political power in their countries. The extent to which the United States is involved in guiding or controlling the exercise of power is an important issue which is examined. Students consider the moral use of world power in order to become better informed moral agents. This specific unit examines Viet Nam and the war which occurred there. Student inquiry areas include Vietnamese history through 1954, Vietnamese history since 1954, the economic system in Viet Nam, quality of life, and United States involvement in Viet Nam. The format of the unit includes teaching strategies, source materials, learning objectives, specific learning activities, and teacher and student resources. (Author/DE)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: 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