ERIC Number: ED423166
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Our Nation's Capital: Activities and Projects for Learning about Washington, DC. Grades 2-5.
Russell, Elizabeth F.
This resource book provides facts and activities about Washington, D.C., the nation's capital. The book introduces the structure and functions of government and connects the study of Washington's key places, people, and purposes to students' own communities. The activities are interdisciplinary and accommodate different ability levels and learning styles. The sections include: (1) "Washington in the Beginning"; (2) "Some of Washington's Important Places"; (3) "Some of Washington's Interesting People"; and (4) "Washington, D.C., Metro Game." Background information is provided for each section, along with activities and reproducible student pages. (EH)
Descriptors: Built Environment, Community, Community Resources, Culture, Elementary Education, Folk Culture, Heritage Education, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Local History, Material Culture, Museums, Popular Culture, Social History, Social Studies, United States History
Scholastic, Inc., P.O. Box 7502, Jefferson City, MO 65102; telephone: 800-724-6527 ($11.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia