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ERIC Number: ED240001
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Essential Performance Objectives for Social Studies: Illustrative Learning Activities (K-3).
Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing.
Materials in this social studies curriculum guide are designed for use by Michigan primary grade teachers in conjunction with the publication "Essential Performance Objectives for Social Studies." Content is divided into three sections. (1) An introduction focuses on improving classroom dynamics; it includes a discussion of: social studies objectives, teacher responsibilities, teaching strategies, activity selection guidelines, and teachers' problems. (2) The bulk of the guide consists of over 60 illustrative lessons. Presented in chart format, each lesson details objectives, several activities, and resources. Topics covered include the family, laws, rules and responsibilities, emotions, values, cross-cultural comparisons, the community, sex roles, environment, and geography. (3) Extensive appendices include a glossary, evaluation procedures, several social studies program models, scope and sequence designs, outlines of skills and objectives, suggestions for writing curriculum guides, a sample statement of philosophy, and a statement of policy on controversial issues. (LP)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Community, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Environment, Evaluation Methods, Family (Sociological Unit), Geography Instruction, Instructional Improvement, Learning Activities, Legal Education, Models, Primary Education, Problems, Responsibility, Sex Role, Skill Development, Social Studies, Teacher Responsibility, Teachers, Teaching Methods, Values
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing.
Note: For related documents, see SO 015 338-339 and SO 015 437.