ERIC Number: ED243752
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-May
Social Studies Graded Course of Study: K-12.
Euclid City Schools, OH.
A K-12 social studies curriculum organized around concept teaching and skill development is presented in five sections. Section 1 contains general information on philosophy and program goals. Section 2, subdivided into 7 parts, outlines the courses of study for grades K-6. Presented in chart form, each grade level description outlines major concepts in history, geography, economics, political science, behavioral science, and philosophy. This is followed by a description of the major topics of instruction. For example, the topics for kindergarten are families, seasons, and holidays; for grade 1, families and holidays around the world; for grade 5, the United States. Section 3 presents shared skills and broad instructional objectives for grades K-6. Separate charts outline informational, communication, interpretive, and intergroup relation skills. Section 4 consists of charts detailing the social studies skills and instructional objectives for grades K through 6: selecting, reading, and evaluating social studies materials; problem solving; interpreting maps and globes; and understanding time and chronology. Section 5 presents, in outline form, the major social studies concepts for grades 7 and 8 and a chart of scope and sequence for those grades. In the final section, an overview of required and elective courses for grades 9-12 is followed by the instructional objectives and content for 16 high school courses including social problems, world history, humanities, psychology, crime and prisons, and death and dying. Suggestions for student evaluation conclude the publication. (LP)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Concept Teaching, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, European History, Family (Sociological Unit), Humanities, Non Western Civilization, Sequential Approach, Social Problems, Social Sciences, Social Studies, United States Government (Course), United States History, World History, World Problems
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Euclid City Schools, OH.