ERIC Number: ED195482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
Reference Count: 0
The Social Studies Program in Virginia's Public Schools, K-12: A Framework: Working Draft.
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Humanities and Secondary Administration.
This working draft framework for the social studies program in Virginia's public schools is intended to provide guidelines for local school divisions in planning the social studies curriculum for grades K-12. The framework begins with outlines of the current and proposed K-12 social studies scope and sequence. The following section, which comprises the bulk of the document, contains a program description or general overview of the social studies content for each grade level. Knowledge, skill, and attitude objectives are also provided for each level. The content for each grade is as follows: Kindergarten--Home, School, and the Individual; Grade 1--School and Family; Grade 2--The Neighborhood and Community; Grade 3--Our Community and Other Communities; Grade 4--Virginia Studies; Grade 5--The United States; Grade 6--World Communities; Grade 7--The United States and Contemporary Virginia; Grade 8--Citizen Studies; Grade 9--World Geography and/or World History; Grade 10--World Geography and/or World History; Grade 11--Virginia and United States History; Grade 12--Virginia and United States Government. The publication concludes with a social studies skills chart. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Humanities and Secondary Administration.