ERIC Number: ED478399
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Kansas Modified Assessment Indicators for Civics-Government, Economics, Geography and History.
Kansas State Board of Education, Topeka.
This document defines what Kansas students should know and be able to accomplish in civics--government, economics, geography, and history. The document focuses on knowledge and skills related to the human experience and is intended as a framework for curriculum, instruction, assessment, and teacher preparation. In democratic societies, a working knowledge of these disciplines is essential to effective citizenship. The document is organized by disciplines with each discipline embodying a distinctive mode of thought. Every effort has been made to respect and reinforce the integrity of these disciplines. Standards (a general statement of what a student should know and be able to accomplish in academic subjects), benchmarks (a specific statement of what a student should know at a specific time), and indicators (a specific statement of knowledge and skills, which a student demonstrates to meet a benchmark), which are rich in content, are presented by grade level as well as discipline. The benchmarks for this document are defined for grades 2, 4, 6, 8, and 11. Appendices are: (1) "Glossary"; (2) "Geographic Locations to Know"; (3) "Geographic Locations to Know for the Assessment with Modifications"; (4) "World History Content Outlines"; (5) "Interdisciplinary Approach Ideas"; (6) "Do You Know the Requirements"; and (7) "Resources." (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Benchmarking, Citizenship Education, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography, History, Political Science, Public Schools, Social Studies, State Standards, Student Educational Objectives, Student Evaluation
Kansas State Board of Education, 120 SE 10th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66612-1182. Tel: 785-296-3201; Fax: 785-296-7933; Web site: http://www.ksbe.state.ks.us/Welcome.html. For full text: http://www.kansped.org/ksde/assmts/1assmts.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas State Board of Education, Topeka.
Identifiers - Location: Kansas