ERIC Number: EJ433706
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Integrating Geography Skills and Local History: A Third Grade Case Study.
Whitlow, Fay R.; Sidelnick, Daniel J.
Social Studies Journal, v20 p33-36 Spr 1991
Discusses a study unit that integrated geography skills, language arts, and local history. Identifies the objectives of the lesson. Explains that students gathered information through interviews, letter writing, newspaper articles, and other research. Reports that students ultimately constructed a three-dimensional model of their community. (CH)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Case Studies, Data Collection, Elementary Education, Genealogy, Geography, Geography Instruction, Grade 3, Integrated Curriculum, Interviews, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Letters (Correspondence), Local History, Locational Skills (Social Studies), Map Skills, Newspapers, Oral History, Primary Education, Social Studies, Student Projects, Student Research, Units of Study
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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