ERIC Number: ED146771
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Gifted Students Social Sciences in Grades Seven Through Nine.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Curriculum Services.
Intended for use by teachers, consultants and administrators, the booklet discusses social science instruction for gifted students in grades 7-9. An introductory section provides an overview of goals and parameters of the social sciences (psychology, sociology, and anthropology). The scientific research process is described in terms of five steps, and sample questions designed to help students communicate research hypotheses are given. A third chapter provides examples of applied research skills in anthropology, ontogeny, and phylogeny. Described are methods to heighten student awareness of justice through examination of the Bill of Rights. A final chapter considers the field study method of developing creative approaches in interpersonal relationships. (CL)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Class Activities, Gifted, Interpersonal Competence, Junior High Schools, Psychology, Secondary Education, Social Science Research, Social Sciences, Sociology, Teaching Methods
Publication Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, California 95802 ($0.65)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Curriculum Services.