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ERIC Number: ED341602
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 56
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Supplementing the Social Studies Curriculum with Trade Books.
DePriest, Dana
Bringing social studies textbooks to life has been a growing concern of educators. The use of general interest books, or trade books, can be a helpful means of supplementing the traditional textbook. This document is a study designed to identify trade books to supplement the main themes, goals, and topics of Communities and Resources, Silver Burdett's third grade textbook in The World and Its People social studies program. A database was created to conduct the searches for appropriate trade books. This database is discussed and the particulars of its usage explained. Sample reports generated by the search are provided, organized in formats specifically for teachers, students, and librarians. Examples of searches done by key word, reading level, author and book title, also are included. Eight recommendations on how trade books can be utilized by social studies teachers are presented along with an 18-item bibliography. (DB)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A