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Essentials of Elementary Social Studies

ISBN-10: 0415638488

ISBN-13: 9780415638487

Edition: 4th 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas N. Turner, William B. Russell, Stewart Waters

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Essentials of Elementary Social Studiesis a teacher friendly text that provides the most comprehensive treatment of classroom planning, instruction and strategies. Praised for its dynamic approaches and a writing style that is conversational, personal and professional, this text enables and encourages teachers to effectively teach elementary social studies using creative and active learning strategies. New to this EditionThis fourth edition has been significantly refined with new and relevant topics and strategies needed for effectively teaching elementary social studies. • NEW! Keeping with the book’s emphasis on planning and teaching, a full, new chapter on lesson plans has been added. This chapter is designed to provide elementary teachers with 12 classroom tested lesson plans and includes two classroom tested lessons for each grade level (K-5).• NEW! A new chapter on technology is designed to better prepare elementary teachers to effectively teach social studies with technology. Attention is given to digital history, media literacy, teaching with film and music, and numerous other types of impactful technology.• NEW! Major updates to relevant topics such as NCSS Standards, Common Core State Standards, Technology, Media, Skills, Character Education, and Literacy.•  NEW! Each chapter now includes a Resources section. The resources section provides various resources for further development. The section includes articles, books, and web resources. • NEW! Each chapter now includes an Extension activity. The extension activity provides readers with the opportunity to extend the learning experience with relevant and meaningful scenarios. Instructors can also use the extensions as a class activity.• NEW! Each chapter now includes a Focus activity. The focus activity provides readers with the opportunity to prepare for the learning experience with relevant and meaningful scenarios. Instructors can also use the focus activity as a class activity.
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Book details

List price: $64.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/27/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Preface
About the Authors
Contemporary Elementary Social Studies
Social Studies Curriculum
Character Education and the Development of Attitudes, Values, and Decision-Making"
Planning Social Studies Instruction
Assessment and Evaluation
Reading and Writing in Social Studies
Social Studies and Diverse Learners
Social Studies and the Acquisition of Skills
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Drama, Role Play, and Simulations in Social Studies
Technology and Media in Social Studies
Lesson Plans For Elementary Social Studies