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ERIC Number: EJ805252
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
Designing Assignments in the Social Studies to Meet Curriculum Standards and Prepare Students for Adult Roles
Malone, Virginia; Pederson, Patricia Velde
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v81 n6 p257-262 Jul-Aug 2008
The work students create should help them develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed in the adult world. In this article, the authors identify adult roles essential for young people to develop and outline ways teachers can use curriculum standards to create assignments and assessments that prepare youths for those adult roles in society. They also provide guidelines for scoring these assessments and a sample rubric.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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