ERIC Number: ED439978
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Key to the National Geography Standards. Geography for Life: National Geography Standards, 1994.
Salter, Christopher L.; Hobbs, Gail L.; Salter, Cathy
This brief booklet provides a shorthand key to the national geography standards and related geography themes. The themes represent an instructional approach to give focus to a lesson. The standards comprise the geographic subject matter, skills, and perspectives of geography K-12. The five themes flow through the 18 geography standards and can be used in the instruction of all of them at any grade level. Sample classroom strategies for instruction in the standards for grades 4, 8, and 12 are included. This guide provides a quick overview of the geography standards with sample indicators for performance. (EH)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geographic Location, Geography, Geography Instruction, Global Education, National Standards, Social Studies
National Council for Geographic Education, 16A Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705-1087. Tel: 724-357-6290; Web site: http://www.ncge.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Geographic Society, Washington, DC.