ERIC Number: ED202762
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Teacher's Guide: Social Studies, 9.
Cortland-Madison Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Cortland, NY.
This teacher's guide, part of a sequential K-12 series, provides objectives and activities for social studies students in grade 9. Five major sections focus on learning, inquiry, and discussion skills, concepts, and values and moral reasoning. Learning skills stress listening, speaking, viewing, reading, writing, map, and statistical abilities. Students conduct oral interviews, practice filling out forms, answer essay questions, and, by using latitude and longitude, locate places on a map. Inquiry skills include noting similarities and differences, classifying, drawing inferences, generalizing, hypothesizing, distinguishing between fact and opinion, identifying needed evidence, recognizing biased statements, asking useful questions, distinguishing between primary and secondary sources, and evaluating sources of information. Students compare two high schools, make inferences from readings on China, analyze generalizations, hypothesize about an artist's view of life from one of his paintings, and make inferences from a reading on Boston. Concepts covered are conflict, interdependence, communication, cause and effect, environment, and political revolution. Students examine the conflict between tradition and change, role play persons affected by a dam project in Egypt, read about the world food situation, and simulate a world conference. Group activities foster discussion skills. Specific roles are assigned and discussions evaluated. The section on values and moral reasoning provides strategies for teaching dilemmas, steps for decision making, and dilemma and values exercises. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cortland-Madison Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Cortland, NY.
Note: Not available from EDRS in paper copy due to colored paper of original document; some pages may not reproduce clearly from EDRS in microfiche due to difference of ink variations on colored paper. For a listing of related documents, see SO 013 363-373.