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Fitzhugh, William – 2002
Turkey, a large non-Arab Muslim country at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, has been an economic and strategic partner with the United States. This unit, designed for elementary students, provides a text, questions, mapping skills activities, and fun activities. Students read information about Turkey to gain an appreciation of life in…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Geography, Map Skills
Geographic Education National Implementation Project, Washington, DC. – 1989
This volume presents a framework for developing courses of study in geography at grade levels 7-12. Several sample courses illustrate how the framework may be used. Five fundamental themes in geographic education provide the basis for the framework. The suggested learning opportunities are designed to incorporate various levels of thinking. These…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Geographic Concepts, Geography
Maryland Geographic Alliance, Baltimore. – 1990
The geography lesson plans included in this packet of materials were prepared for middle school students. Lessons are divided into three categories according to the present school social studies curriculum: world cultures, United States history, and interdisciplinary focus. The lesson plans incorporate the five fundamental themes of location,…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Geography Instruction, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development. – 1987
The course content is organized around 15 major concepts and ideas identified as fundamental to the social studies program. The concepts are: (1) change, (2) choice, (3) citizenship, (4) culture, (5) diversity, (6) empathy, (7) environment, (8) human rights, (9) identity, (10) interdependence, (11) justice, (12) political system, (13) power, (14)…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Fundamental Concepts
Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. – 1984
This guide is offered as a framework on which a comprehensive curriculum can be built. Within each subject area and grade level, skills have been identified at three instructional levels: basic, developmental, and extension. The study of political and economic systems, citizenship rights and responsibilities, and the foundations of the U.S.…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Course Content, Economics, Global Approach
American Inst. for Research, Washington, DC. Washington Research Center. – 1994
This document lists and outlines the specific educational objectives of the content of the 1994 National Assessment of Educational Progress's Geography Assessment. The document is divided into two sections: "Assessment Specifications" and "Exercise Specifications." The "Assessment Specifications" provide an overall…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Educational Background, Educational Needs