ERIC Number: EJ551856
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Westward toward Literacy.
Briggs, Connie; Hitchcock, Mary
State of Reading, v3 n2 p49-54 Fall-Win 1996-1997
Describes an approach to social studies which integrates American history and geography, and combines topic interest and children's literature. Notes that the approach begins with students creating a large outline map of the United States, which plays a central role in their activities throughout the school year. Discusses possible activities and related literature for each region of the country. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Published by the Texas State Reading Association, University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19227, Arlington, TX 76019-0227.