ERIC Number: EJ476705
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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America's Youngest Citizens: Close Up for Grades 1-8.
Gustafson, Marcia H.; Meagher, Laura Y.
Social Studies, v84 n5 p213-17 Sep-Oct 1993
Describes programs of the Close Up Foundation for young students. Discusses group projects developed for the Civic Achievement Award Program that emphasize community service and cooperative learning. Concludes with a description of plans to develop Close Up programs for the elementary grades. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Class Activities, Community Services, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Design, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning, Group Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Learning Strategies, Middle Schools, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Student Attitudes, Student Projects, Thinking Skills, United States History, Writing Across the Curriculum
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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