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ERIC Number: ED418013
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 343
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55839-216-5
United States & New York State History, Grade 8. A Multicultural Perspective. Volume III.
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 20 learning activities represent suggested approaches for teaching Units 11 and 12 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 11, "The Changing Nature of the American People from World War II to the Present," contains 14 learning activities. Unit 12, "Citizenship in Today's World," provides 6 activities. (EH)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn. Office of Multicultural Education.
Identifiers - Location: New York