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ERIC Number: ED463217
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Middle Level Learning, 1999-2000.
Social Education, v63-64 n1,4,5 suppl 4-9 Jan-Sep 1999-2000
Intended for middle school social studies classrooms, this publication features articles that spotlight diverse and innovative learning activities. This document includes the three issues of the "Middle Level Learning" supplement published in 1999 and the three that were published in 2000. Articles and classroom activities highlighted in this volume are: "'Did They Actually, Really Believe This?' Authentic Medical Documents as a Window on the Past" (Julie Riley); "Acting out History: From the Ice Age to the Modern Age" (Denee J. Mattoli and Frederick Drake); "Shipwreck: Using Literature and Student Imagination to Teach Geography" (Donna Kay Mau); "What Is a Hero? Students Explore Their Conceptions of the Heroic" (Joseph O'Brien and Steven H. White); "Serious Fun in Social Studies for Middle Schoolers (Dan Rea); "'The War That Never Ended': Special Education Students Write History" (Diane Zigo); "Team Egypt! Integrating the Disciplines" (Amanda W. Greenwald); "Girls Can Be President: Generating Interest in Inclusive History" (Melinda Karnes); "Let Me Explain: Students as Colonial History Docents" (Linda L. Gesek); "Take a Break: A Token Economy in Fifth Grade" (John M. Hail); "The Character of Their Content" (Tedd Levy); and "Foreword: The Great Irish Famine" (Maureen Murphy, Alan Singer, Maureen McCann Miletta, and Judith Y. Singer). Each issue includes classroom activities, student worksheets, project ideas, and a list of related teacher and student resources. (AA)
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Community Resources, Economics Education, Instructional Innovation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Middle Schools, Social Studies, Teacher Developed Materials, Units of Study
NCSS Publications, P.O. Box 2067, Waldorf, MD 20604-2067 (supplements not sold separately; Social Education subscription available to institutions and NCSS members only; one year institutional subscription, $59). Tel: 800-296-7840, ext. 100 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.socialstudies.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.
Note: Published three times a year as supplement to National Council for the Social Studies' journal "Social Education" published seven times a year. Issue 6 edited by Dan Rea and Robert L. Stevens.