Elementary Social Studies A Practical Guide

ISBN-10: 0205593526

ISBN-13: 9780205593521

Edition: 7th 2009

Authors: June R. Chapin

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Elementary Social Studies: A Practical Guide, 7/eis designed to focus on central concerns in teaching social studies in a standards-based environment.nbsp; This is anbsp;brief text whichnbsp;enables teachers to successfully implement a social studies curriculum with concepts, strategies, and values relevant to elementary and middle grades.nbsp; nbsp;
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Book details

List price: $121.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Preface
The Elementary Social Studies Curriculum
What Are Your Images of the Social Studies?
What Is Social Studies and What Are the Goals of Social Studies?
What Should Be Taught? State Standards and No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
Should Values Be Taught?
What Are the National Curriculum Patterns?
Why Are Textbooks and Technology Important?
Summary
Suggested Readings and Websites
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Planning for Social Studies Instruction
Planning
Goals, Long-Range Planning, and Standards/Instructional Objectives
Treasury of Resources and Technology for Planning
Units
Lesson Plans
Summary
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Instructional Strategies
Different Methods
What Happens in Real Classrooms?
Direct Teaching: From Passive to Active Learning
Problem-Based Learning and Thinking
Inductive Thinking and Questioning
Cooperative or Collaborative Learning
Role Playing
Simulations
Summary
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Using Multiple Assessments to Evaluate Student Learning in the Social Studies
Perceptions of Testing
Federal and State Roles in Testing
Performance-Based Assessment
Paper-and-Pencil Tests
Informal Evaluations
Conferences, Grades, and Report Cards
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Aiding Our Students to Interpret History
The Central Place of History in the Social Studies Curriculum
History Wars
History Definitions and Issues
Linking History and Trade Books to Students
Doing History or Being a Historian
The Promise of the Internet: Primary and Secondary Sources
Learning About Time and Chronology
Summary
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Teaching Geography
Are Students and Adults Literate in Geography?
Beyond State Capitals: Making Geography Engaging
Teaching Map and Globe Skills
Summary
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Teaching Economics
Economics Standards
Strategies for Teaching Economics
Financial Literacy or Personal Finance
Summary
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Teaching Civic Education
Different Meaning of Citizenship
Civic Education
Classroom Civic Education
Instruction in Civic Education
Current Events/Current Affairs Programs
Teaching Controversial Issues
Linking Schoolwide Citizenship to the Community
Teaching Global Education
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Helping All Our Diverse Students
Growing Diversity
Gender
Multicultural Education
Teaching Religion
Exceptionalities
Differentiated Instruction
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Linking Social Studies and Literacy
Linking Social Studies and Literacy
Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners
Reading
Listening and Writing
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Index
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