ERIC Number: ED372012
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Maryland School Performance Assessment Program, 1992. Social Studies List of Outcomes and Indicators.
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.
The Maryland School Performance Program for 1992 puts forward social studies outcomes and indicators for grades K-3, grades 4-5, and grades 6-8. Specific indicators for each grade grouping further delineate the following seven individual outcomes: (1) political systems--students will demonstrate an understanding of the historical development and current status of principles, institutions, and processes of political systems in Maryland and the United States; (2) geography--students will show an understanding of geographic concepts and processes as needed to examine the role of culture, technology, and the environment in the location and distribution of human activities; (3) peoples of the nation and world--students will demonstrate an understanding of the history, diversity, and commonality of the peoples of the nation and world, the reality of human interdependence, the need for global cooperation, and a multicultural perspective; (4) economics--students need to show an understanding of the historical development and current status of economic principles, institutions, and processes needed to be effective citizens, consumers, and workers in the U.S. society; (5) skills and process--students will demonstrate the ability, individually and as part of a group, to gather information, think critically, and solve problems as needed to facilitate responsible decision-making, to understand complex ideas, and to generate new ideas; (6) valuing of self and others--students will demonstrate attainment of a positive self-concept and empathy toward others in order to improve interaction among individuals and groups in a democratic society; and (7) understandings and attitudes--students will demonstrate the attainment of understandings and attitudes needed to secure a reasoned commitment to human dignity, justice, and democratic processes. (CK)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cultural Pluralism, Economics, Elementary Education, Geography, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Outcomes of Education, Performance Based Assessment, Political Science, Problem Solving, Social Studies, State Curriculum Guides, Student Educational Objectives, Thinking Skills, Values Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland