ERIC Number: EJ436701
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
An Analysis of the Social Science and History Concepts in Elementary Social Studies Textbooks Grades 1-4.
Haas, Mary E.
Theory and Research in Social Education, v19 n2 p211-20 Spr 1991
Discusses a study of the content of elementary social studies textbooks. Reports that geographic and economic concepts predominated in textbooks written for first through fourth graders although publishers differed over which concepts were most important. Concludes that the books offer little opportunity to review and expand upon concepts over time. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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