ERIC Number: EJ458368
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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An Analysis of the Disciplines in Elementary School Social Studies Textbooks, Grades 1-4.
Field, Susan D.
Georgia Social Science Journal, v23 n1 p33-40 Spr 1992
Explores the history of social studies instruction. Reports findings of an analysis of 1,217 lessons contained in 5 social studies textbooks. Concludes that geography, history, and anthropology receive the greatest coverage in the books, whereas sociology and political science are stressed least. Identifies differences among the five books. Recommends revision of state textbook adoption guidelines. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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