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Weng, Carolyn – 1976
This document presents two resource units for studying the cultural diversity and unity of several countries. The unit was developed as part of a series by the Public Education Religion Studies Center. The resource units serve the religious components of broader cultural studies of the USSR and Japan. Three statements of rationale underlie the…
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities
Nevens, Margaret; Kostick, Diane – 1972
Information and learning activities about Russia are presented in this sixth grade social studies unit. Among the unit's objectives are identification of political and economic effects of Communism, determination of the size of the Soviet Union and its latitudinal position, and comprehension of the causes and effects of the Sino-Soviet split.…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Area Studies, Bibliographies, Cognitive Objectives
Nevens, Margaret; And Others – 1972
Two social studies units for sixth grade provide information and learning activities about Africa and Russia. Both units contain lists of concepts to be learned, skills, objectives, learning activities, common misconceptions, vocabulary, maps, objective and essay tests, and bibliographies. The unit on Africa helps students understand the wide…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, African Culture, Area Studies, Bibliographies
West Chester School District, PA.
This curriculum guide presents nine units for the study of western cultures in the tenth grade. The units contain up to 13 lessons each and comprise a two-semester course. Content includes ancient Greece and Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Reformation, Great Britain, France as a case study of revolution, Russia, and nationalism and the…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Course Content, Course Objectives, Cultural Education
Trell, Pat – 1971
This sixth grade unit is one of a sequential learning series of the Focus on Inner City Social Studies project developed in accordance with the needs and problems of an urban society. A description of the project is provided in SO 008 271. As part of the sixth grade curriculum focusing on world power, this six week unit examines the nations…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Elementary Education
Popney, Donna – 1971
This sixth grade unit is one of a sequential learning series of the Focus on Inner City Social Studies (FICSS) project developed in accordance with the needs and problems of an urban society. A description of the project is provided in SO 008 271. As part of the sixth grade curriculum focusing on world power, this six week unit studies the factors…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Elementary Education, European History, Grade 6
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.
This guide outlines a nine to eighteen week course of study for secondary level students on the history of Russia and the Soviet Union. The course teaches the concepts of change and continuity, cause and effect, structural complexity, societal interdependence, freedom and obligation, human needs and cultural functioning, and national behavior…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Bibliographies, Class Activities, Communism