ERIC Number: ED422218
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
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Ways that Work: Putting Social Studies Standards into Practice.
This book presents a collection of ideas about how social studies and language arts can be combined to promote learning and to create an active, informed citizenship for the 21st century. Chapter titles include: (1) "By the Book: Learning History beyond the Text"; (2) "A Place at the Table: Investigating Global Issues in a Day"; (3) "Across the United States: Creating a Collegial Classroom Community"; (4) "Trade Fair: Orchestrating a One-Period Peak Experience"; (5) "Cooperative Biographies: Focusing on Reading, Research, Writing, and Responsibility"; (6) "Bridges to Other Cultures: Infusing Cultural Studies across the Curriculum"; and (7) "Constitutional Visions: Connecting the Constitution, Kids, Science, Civics, and Social Studies." (EH)
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship, Civics, Global Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Multicultural Education, Secondary Education, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Standards, Thematic Approach, Writing Across the Curriculum
Heinemann, A Division of Reed Elsevier, Inc., 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912.
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