ERIC Number: ED278585
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jun
Reference Count: 0
School Television for Social Studies: A Competency-Based Matrix, Grade 5.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
This matrix keys school films to the social studies competency-based curriculum cbjectives for grade 5. Three television series are included. Emphasis is placed on geography, people, and the economy, but the themes are also related to history and government. The first series, "Across Cultures," focuses on the people of North America, South America, Asia, and Africa. The second series, "American Legacy," includes 16 programs which cover a wide range of knowledge and skills. Titles of the programs are "Our Federal District,""Seaports and Ships,""New York City: Center of Megalopolis,""Tidewater to Piedmont,""The Tennessee Valley,""Our Bread Basket,""We Make Anything,""By Train or Plane,""A Great River,""Cattle Country,""Storehouse of Minerals,""Our National Parks,""The Problem of Water,""The Northwest,""Our Forty-Ninth State," and "Aloha Hawaii." The third series, "Trade Offs," includes 15 programs which introduce students to basic economic concepts, enhance their decision-making skills, and help them to become better citizens. Each program dramatizes key concepts by drawing upon relevant experiences and by emphasizing thinking and reading skills. Programs 1 through 4 in this third series address the condition of supply and demand. Subsequent programs demonstrate decisions that must be made because of scarcity. Program objectives are found in the teacher's guide and page numbers are given. Specific competency objectives for each program are listed. (APG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Note: For grades 9-12 and K-3, see SO 017 693 and ED 276 673, respectively.