ERIC Number: EJ426376
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
History and Community Resources: Teaching Children about Our National Heritage.
Deaton, Cheryl D.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v3 n1 p6-8,11 Sep-Oct 1990
Describes a 4-week multidisciplinary unit built around intensive study of a historical period, used in grades 3-5 at Pepperell Intermediate Schools, in Opelika, Alabama. Students experience U.S. history at a five-day fair where periods on history have been recreated. Describes planning for American Heritage Week, the Village Fair, and field trips. Emphasizes that student involvement is key to learning. (NL)
Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Colonial History (United States), Elementary Education, Exhibits, Experiential Learning, Field Trips, History Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Program Development, Revolutionary War (United States), School Activities, School Community Relationship, Simulation, Social Studies, Student Participation, United States History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Alabama