ERIC Number: ED269323
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies Curriculum Guide: Grade 7.
Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.
An outline of the knowledge and skills to be taught at grade seven 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 six, world cultures and geography, 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 are also outlined. 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 seven, the areas of study covered are: an introduction to geography, the earth, maps and globes, global land and water forms, how the earth's surface changes, world climates, the earth's resources, people and the earth, North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, and the Pacific World. (LP)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Behavioral Objectives, Concept Formation, Curriculum Guides, Dependents Schools, Environmental Education, Geographic Regions, Geography Instruction, Grade 7, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Map Skills, Natural Resources, Outcomes of Education, Physical Geography, Sequential Approach, Skill Development, Social Studies, Units of Study, World Geography
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.