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ERIC Number: ED482365
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 36
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching the African-American Experience in the Palmetto State. Educator Resource Guide.
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia.
This resource guide for teaching the African-American experience in South Carolina's public schools is designed to serve as a supplement to the "South Carolina Social Studies Curriculum Standards." Focusing on the history and culture of Africa and African-Americans within the specific context of the state's curriculum standards and enunciating specific performance-based content standards for the educators, the document is an important tool for educators in their effort to infuse African-American studies into the curriculum. This resource guide is divided into seven sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "The African-American History Program in South Carolina's Public Schools"; (3) "Key Resource Books: Tables of Contents"; (4) "Key Resource Books and Performance-Based Standards" (Kindergarten: Introduction to Social Studies; Grade 1: Introduction to Social Studies; Grade 2: Introduction to Social Studies; Grade 3: Introduction to Social Studies/South Carolina Studies; Grade 4: U.S. Studies 1877 to Present; Grade 5: United States Studies 1877 to Present; Grade 6: Early Cultures through 1500s; Grade 7: Contemporary World Regions; Grade 8: U.S. and South Carolina Studies; Grades 9-10: Global Studies--World Geography/World History; Grades 11-12: U.S. and South Carolina Studies Government/Economics); (5) "Additional Resource Books"; (6) "Resources on the Internet"; and (7) "Instructional Television Resources." (BT)
South Carolina Department of Education, 1429 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Tel: 803-734-8500; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina