ERIC Number: ED241427
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Finding the Facts. Social Science Skills Book 2.
Kelly, Howard; And Others
One of a series of publications to assist Australian secondary school instructors in teaching social studies skills, this booklet introduces students to methods of using the library, media, and local community for data collection. Ten chapters provide a wide variety of activities for using the library; studying the local community; using street directories, local maps, and the telephone directory; using atlases; making phone calls; writing letters; analyzing photographs; working with figures; and reading the local newspaper. A final chapter contains exercises to aid students in taking notes and organizing information. Each chapter is illustrated with numerous photographs, drawings, and charts. A list of useful resources concludes the publication. (LP)
Descriptors: Community Resources, Data Collection, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Library Collections, Library Materials, Map Skills, Mathematics Skills, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Social Science Research, Social Studies, Study Habits
Curriculum Development Centre, P.O. Box 52, Dickson, A.C.T. 2602, Australia ($3.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Curriculum Development Centre, Canberra (Australia).