ERIC Number: ED220390
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
K-2 Social Studies Teacher Resource Guide (Objectives and Activities).
Thompson, Charles, Ed.
This guide contains units of study for use in K-2 social studies classes. Included in the introductory section is a statement concerning the Wichita school district's social studies philosophy; an overall scope and sequence of the elementary social studies curriculum; a scope and sequence for the guide; a listing of map, globe, and knowledge skills for K-2 social studies; and art ideas for social studies courses. The bulk of the guide contains units which are organized by grade level. Each unit contains an introduction, objectives, learning activities, and a bibliography of student resources. Specific instructions are provided for implementing the activities. Units for the kindergarten level are entitled: How I Work and Play; Who Am I?; How I Feel; Changes I See; and Where Am I? Grade one units are: People Live in Families; The School Community; Families--Needs and Wants; and Families and Places. Grade two units are: What Is a Good Neighbor? What Is a Neighborhood? Neighborhood Change; Neighborhoods Work Together; Places in the Neighborhood? and World Neighbors. Holiday units of study, which can be used at any of the grade levels, are also included. The many and varied suggested learning activities include having children read and discuss books, view filmstrips, record and print stories of themselves, draw pictures, take a walking tour of the school, and cook food. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Family Life, Learning Activities, Neighborhoods, Primary Education, Self Concept, Skill Development, Social Studies, Units of Study
Wichita Public Schools, Curriculum Services Division, Educational Services Building, 640 N. Emporia, Wichita, KS 67214 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wichita Public Schools, KS. Curriculum Services Div.
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