ERIC Number: ED295882
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Social Studies Program 4. 1987 Updated Edition.
Cain, Christine; Miller, Jane
This revised New York state social studies curriculum guide presents teacher development materials and a syllabus for fourth grade social studies classes. The teacher's section elaborates on key features of the program and suggests relevant classroom applications. Contents discuss or provide: (1) concept goals; (2) skill goals; (3) evaluation concepts; (4) methods of linking children's literature to social studies; (5) ways of educating for citizenship; (6) guidelines for participation projects; and (7) suggestions for evaluating classroom interactions. The syllabus provides a fourth grade social studies overview that features the study of local history and government and offers charts of K-6 program generalizations. An explanation of included symbols and the syllabus format are provided, and each unit is divided into six sections: (1) concepts; (2) content understandings; (3) learning activities; (4) skill development activities; (5) evaluation; and (6) resources. An appendix discusses strategies for teaching students with handicapping conditions and increasing student awareness and information about disabled persons. Charts and pictures are included. (JHP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development.