ERIC Number: ED473905
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jun-21
Reference Count: N/A
Colorado Model Content Standards for History. Suggested Grade Level Expectations. Revised.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
This Colorado state standards guide lists six model content standards for history education in Colorado elementary schools. Standards cited in the guide are: (1) students understand the chronological organization of history and know how to organize events and people into major eras to identify and explain historical relationships; (2) students know how to use the processes and resources of historical inquiry; (3) students understand that societies are diverse and have changed over time; (4) students understand how science, technology, and economic activity have developed, changed, and affected societies throughout history; (5) students understand political institutions and theories that have developed and changed over time; and (6) students know that religious and philosophical ideas have been powerful forces throughout history. For each of the six state standards, the guide outlines educational objectives for students in kindergarten through grade eight. (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Elementary Education, History, Middle Schools, Public Schools, Social Studies, State Standards, Student Educational Objectives
Colorado Department of Education, State Office Building, 201 E. Colfax, Denver, CO 80203. Tel: 303-866-6600; Fax: 303-830-0793; Web site: http://www.cde.state.co.us/index_home.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado