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Social Studies Content for Elementary and Middle School Teachers

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ISBN-10: 020534741X

ISBN-13: 9780205347414

Edition: 2002

Authors: Penelope J. Fritzer

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List price: $42.60
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

About the Authors PENELOPE FRITZER is a former public school teacher who is a Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the Davie Campus of Florida Atlantic University.nbsp; She earned her B. A. in History at Connecticut College, a B. A. in Education and an M. A. in English at Florida Atlantic University, and her Ph. D. in English from the University of Miami. Her research interests include various aspects of English and social studies education, literature as social history, and nineteenth century British literature.nbsp; She is the author of numerous articles on education and ofJane Austen and Eighteenth Century Courtesy Books,Ethnicity and Gender in the Barsetshire Novels…    

Preface: A Word to the Reader
Why Study Social Studies?
Early Humans
The Greeks
The Romans
The Middle Ages
The Renaissance and the Reformation
The Enlightenment Period
The Age of Revolution and the Industrial Revolution
The Byzantine Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and the Middle East
The Americas
The Twentieth Century Around the World
History Resources
Basic Ideas
Water and Land
Reading Maps
The Physical Movement of the Earth and Its Effects
North America
South America
Geography Resources
The Basic Premises
The History of Economics
Government Involvement in Economics
Consumer Choices Related to Needs and Wants
Entrepreneurs and Wage-Earners
Supply and Demand
Economics Resources
The Purpose of Government
Values of American Democracy
Constitutional Governments
The U.S. Constitution
State and Local Government in the United States
The United States in the World
Government Resources
A Final Word
General Resources for the Teacher