ERIC Number: ED269321
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-May
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies Curriculum Guide: Grade 5.
Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.
An outline of the knowledge and skills to be taught at grade five in order to meet the Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS) social studies objectives is provided. Material is divided into four parts. Following an introduction, a one page description overviews the curriculum topic for grade five, American geography and government, and specifies the major subject areas to be covered within the topic, time allotment, and other classroom specifics. A list of acknowledgments contains names and addresses of all educators contributing to the curriculum guide. A list of holidays and special days appropriate for classroom coverage is also provided. The bulk of the document consists of a detailed outline of content and objectives to be covered. The information, provided in matrix form, is divided by marking period and includes suggested time frame and a list of areas of study, each tagged to learning objectives, suggested activities, and page correlations with several widely used social studies textbooks. For grade five, the areas of study covered are: a geographic review of the United States, early history, colonial history, the American Revolution, the New Nation, the period of national conflict, and 1876 to the present. (LP)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Civil War (United States), Colonial History (United States), Concept Formation, Curriculum Guides, Dependents Schools, Geography Instruction, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Modern History, Outcomes of Education, Revolutionary War (United States), Sequential Approach, Skill Development, Social Studies, United States History, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see SO 017 113-125.