ERIC Number: ED385471
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
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Seeing the Whole through Social Studies.
This book is a blueprint for integrating the elementary level curriculum around a social studies core. It describes 1 year in an integrated classroom. This volume offers a structure and purpose for integrating the curriculum. Included with the suggestions for curriculum integration are several samples and examples of student work that are the product of this curriculum. Following an introduction the chapters are: (1) Making Connections; (2) Setting Up for Success; (3) Implementing Integration; (4) Making it Meaningful; (5) Exploring Values and Points of View; (6) Activating Learning; (7) Making Teaching and Learning Challenging; and (8) Accenting Assessment. The book also provides an appendix which is a teacher's notebook that provides several ideas and resources for teaching social studies. (RJC)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Course Organization, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Integrated Activities, Integrated Curriculum, Intermediate Grades, Social Studies
Heinemann, 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912 ($19.50).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
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