ERIC Number: ED211390
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Course Syllabi: High Expectations...High Achievement. Social Studies (and) History.
Murray State Univ., KY.; Henry County Public School, Paris, TN.
The document describes social studies and history courses offered in the junior high and senior high schools of Henry County, Tennessee. The syllabi were developed as part of a Teacher's Corps Demonstration Project. The overall objectives of the syllabi are to inform students and parents of the minimum competencies expected in social studies and history courses at each grade level and to help students achieve course objectives. Course syllabi are categorized by grade level: Tennessee History (grade 7), United States History (grade 8), Civics (grade 9), World Geography (grades 10-12), Economics (grades 10-12), and American History (grades 11-12). For each course, information is presented on general overview, objectives, student requirements, learning activities, learning materials, community resources, prerequisites, and time required. Students are involved in a wide variety of activities, including identifying Indian tribes in Tennessee, listing tourist attractions, and identifying famous Tennesseans (grade 7); presenting reports on famous people (grade 8); giving examples of civic duties (grade 9); and preparing time lines on various topics, writing research papers, and preparing audiovisual materials to accompany class work (grades 10-12). (DB)
Descriptors: Civics, Course Descriptions, Economics Education, Educational Objectives, Geography Instruction, History Instruction, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Minimum Competencies, Psychology, Secondary Education, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Sociology, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Methods, United States History, World History
Murray State University, 230 Wells Hall, Murray, KY 42071 ($1.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Murray State Univ., KY.; Henry County Public School, Paris, TN.
Note: Not available from EDRS in paper copy due to light print type throughout original document.