ERIC Number: ED207931
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jul
Elementary Social Studies. Program Guide.
Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of Instructional Services.
These guidelines will help Hawaiian teachers and administrators develop and implement elementary social studies programs. The guidelines can be easily used by teachers in other states. There are seven chapters. Chapter one contains an overview of the social studies program in Hawaii. Program objectives, performance expectations, and competencies are presented. The major portion of chapter two describes the social studies curriculum: knowledge, skills and processes, valuing, social participation, citizenship, and global perspectives. A rationale is also presented. Goals of the social studies program are outlined in chapter three. Additional curriculum guidelines are provided in chapter four. These include performance expectations for grades 3 and 6, concepts and generalizations, and scope and sequence. Chapter five deals with instructional development discussing the learning environment, planning and organizing a social studies unit of study, and classroom discussion. Section six contains descriptions of resource materials. The appendices in the concluding chapter contain performance expectations for grades 8, 10, and 12. (Author/RM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of Instructional Services.