ERIC Number: EJ549806
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Treasures from the Past: Using Archaeology in Upper-Elementary Social Studies.
Gardner, Cynthia C.
Social Studies, v88 n2 p83-86 Mar-Apr 1997
Describes a fourth grade teacher's interdisciplinary efforts at imparting the joys of archaeology to her students. The students read fiction and non-fiction materials about the physical environments and participated in a series of hands-on learning activities. These involved simulated archaeological digs, personal artifacts, and realia. (MJP)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Archaeology, Class Activities, Experiential Learning, Field Instruction, Field Trips, Grade 4, Instructional Innovation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Learning Motivation, Material Culture, Realia, Social Studies, Student Experience, Student Improvement, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A