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Markatos, John – 1978
Two social studies units highlight the origins and structure of government and the legislative activities of the United States government in particular. The units are part of a program designed to help 12th grade and adult education social studies teachers develop bilingual curriculum materials (English and Spanish languages) related to systems of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingual Education, Civics, Curriculum Development
Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL. – 1976
Expanding the conceptual field of the child from his neighborhood to the total community, this social science unit for Spanish-speaking third graders presents instructional and assessment activities in kits 25-28. Activities address four spiraling questions pertaining to the elements, wants and needs, change occurrence, and results of change.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Community Characteristics, Conflict, Cultural Influences
Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL. – 1976
Communities in the nation is the theme of this social science strand for Spanish-speaking third graders. Content sources in kits 29-32 are stories, games, interviews, visual aids, and the students' own experiences. Focus, objective, and materials for each learning and assessment activity are given in English and Spanish; detailed teacher…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Community Characteristics, Cooperation, Cultural Differences
Lewis, Bill; And Others – 1977
This nine-week unit from a junior high American government curriculum covers the following topics: (1) What are the current issues in our physical and social environment?; (2) How do we investigate and evaluate issues?; and (3) What contemporary issues in my physical or social environment do I want to investigate? Students are required to do…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Instruction, Junior High School Students
Johnson, Paul G., Ed. – 1978
These nine instructional units form the second part of a two-part plan for providing direction for junior high studies in economics. The units cover the first nine of 14 concepts outlined in part one, the concept paper (see SO 011 415). Suitable for both junior high and high school level, each unit comprises a one-week course. All nine units can…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Capitalism, Concept Teaching, Consumer Education
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of General Education Curriculum Development. – 1978
Major concepts and generalizations related to economics and American government are presented. The syllabus is intended for 12th grade social studies teachers. Using the guide, teachers develop and implement strategies which will help students understand more advanced economic and political concepts. Introductory sections provide an overview of…
Descriptors: Advanced Programs, Advanced Students, Concept Formation, Concept Teaching
Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL. – 1974
The child's conceptual field is expanded from his world of the classroom and family to the school as a whole in this teacher's guide to a bilingual social studies unit. Instructional and assessment activities for kits 9 through 12, each requiring up to three weeks, are contained in this Spanish-English guide. For each activity, its focus,…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Bilingual Education, Conflict, Educational Environment
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Secondary Curriculum Development. – 1976
Seven modules about aspects of growing up in America are presented for incorporation into 11th grade social studies curricula. Content covers a variety of issues spanning a time period from America's colonial history through the present. Each module suggests discussion questions based on primary sources. Module one explores dimensions of religious…
Descriptors: American Culture, American Studies, Civil Rights, Content Area Reading
Vogel, Judith – 1977
This report records the conception, development, and implementation of a black studies course for elementary students. Problems encountered, methods for student selection, and suggestions for approaching such a course are explained in detail. Short histories and perspectives of the course content (pre-colonial Africa, slavery, and civil rights)…
Descriptors: Black Education, Black History, Black Studies, Course Descriptions
Clark, Leon E.; And Others – 1978
The unit contains a teacher's guide, student reading materials, and data sheets about a variety of worldwide demographic and economic variables. Designed for students in junior high through college, its goals are to encourage students to analyze the causes and consequences of world population and economic trends, and to detect interrelationships…
Descriptors: Birth Rate, Comparative Analysis, Demography, Economic Factors
Oklahoma Univ., Norman. Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies. – 1976
Twenty-four model units are presented to help elementary and secondary students learn about the functions and procedures of the criminal justice system and an individual's rights and responsibilities under the law. The first major section contains eight elementary level units and a bibliography of textbooks and articles upon which some of the…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Creative Writing, Crime
Craig, Florence – 1976
The three-week unit dealing with important moments in life when values are learned is designed to be incorporated into an eighth grade English language arts class. It is part of a series of guides developed by teachers at an institute conducted by the Public Education Religion Studies Center at Wright State University. A major objective of the…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Cross Cultural Studies, English Curriculum, Family Influence
Evers, Virginia – 1976
This four-week fourth grade social studies unit dealing with religious dimensions in ancient Egyptian culture was developed by the Public Education Religion Studies Center at Wright State University. It seeks to help students understand ancient Egypt by looking at the people, the culture, and the people's world view. The unit begins with outlines…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, African Literature, Ancient History
LeSeur, Geta J. – 1976
This teachers guide for an eight-week unit on 20th century French African literature, is intended for use with heterogeneously grouped juniors and seniors. The unit is one in a series by the Public Education Religion Studies Center at Wright State University. The guide represents a thematic approach to literature well suited to team teaching with…
Descriptors: African History, African Literature, Cross Cultural Studies, Grade 11
Owen, Evelyn C. – 1976
This nine-week unit on the Middle East for sixth graders was developed as part of a series by the Public Education Religion Studies Center at Wright State University. A major objective is to help students understand and appreciate sacred times and sacred places within this cultural setting. They learn how beliefs and practices cause the people to…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Education, Grade 6, Islamic Culture
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