ERIC Number: ED418011
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
United States & New York State History, Grade 8. A Multicultural Perspective. Volume I.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Multicultural Education.
This curriculum resource guide allows students to interpret key historical events and trends from the perspectives of a variety of cultural, linguistic, and ethnic groups. The 35 learning activities represent suggested approaches for teaching Units 7 and 8 of the New York State Grades 7 and 8 syllabus. Each unit is comprehensive, divided into topical learning activities. Focus questions, teacher background materials, major ideas, concepts, performance objectives, development strategies and worksheets are included. Follow-up activities provide extension suggestions for individual students or classes. Worksheets contain primary sources such as photographs, speeches, letters, and diaries of a particular era. Unit 7, "An Industrial Society," contains 25 learning activities. Unit 8,"The United States in an Increasingly Interdependent World," provides 10 activities. Contains a bibliography. (EH)
Descriptors: Family History, Grade 8, Immigration, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Multicultural Education, Social History, Social Studies, State History, United States History
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Multicultural Education.
Identifiers - Location: New York