ERIC Number: ED304378
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Social Studies Program: [Grade] 3. Updated Version.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development.
This updated New York social studies curriculum guide for third grade has 10 key concepts that include change, citizenship, culture, empathy, environment, identity, interdependence, nation-state, scarcity, and technology. These concepts are taught in 23 lessons through social, political, economic, geographic, and historic perspectives. Each lesson contains the concept to be learned, the content understandings, suggested activities, skills or attitudes to be attained, student evaluation measures, and resource list of books, audiovisuals, and teacher references. The suggested activities focus on multicultural learning experiences, and the resource lists reflect current publications. The guide also includes: (1) concept and skill goals for the elementary program; (2) student evaluation with assessment model; (3) goals for civic education; (4) steps for developing participation projects; and (5) a teacher's checklist for classroom climate. The appendix contains procedures for students with disabilities. (DJC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development.
Note: For earlier edition, see ED 216 972.