50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms

50 Social Studies Strategies for K-8 Classrooms

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A companion text for Elementary and Middle Schools Social Studies Methods Courses.Here are fifty strategies for creating meaningful social studies experiences for K-8 students - ten general and forty specific - organized alphabetically, accompanied by assessment tools, and each introduced by grade level and National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) standards indicators. Each strategy is explained through reference to research and theory; and followed by a list of procedures and a list of references/resources. At the end of each strategy is a narrative description of the strategy "in action" or an example of a performance assessment scoring guide.show more

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  • 4+
  • Spiral bound | 176 pages
  • 216.9 x 279.4 x 9.9mm | 381.02g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 0130284637
  • 9780130284631

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PART I: GENERAL SOCIAL STUDIES INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES. 1. Case Studies. 2. Community Building. 3. Discovery Learning. 4. Graphic Organizers. 5. Guest Speakers. 6. Inquiry Learning. 7. Learning Centers. 8. Role Playing. 9. Rule Making. 10. Service-Learning. PART II: SPECIFIC SOCIAL STUDIES STRATEGIES TO ADVANCE UNDERSTANDING. 11. Archaeological Digs. 12. Architecture and Landscape Design Significance. 13. Architecture and Interior Design Significance. 14. Artifacts. 15. Book Report with Crayon Encaustic. 16. Cemetery Studies. 17. Community Maps. 18. Custom Boxes. 19. Decision Trees and Decision Grids. 20. Field Trips of Distinction. 21. Flannel Boards. 22. Folk Art. 23. Folk Music. 24. Game Shows. 25. Genealogies. 26. Globes. 27. Historical Characters. 28. Historical Reenactments. 29. Home Living Centers. 30. Interactive Bulletin Boards. 31. Literature. 32. Media Literacy. 33. Mini-Society. 34. Mock Trials. 35. Model Factory. 36. News Analysis for National Ideas. 37. Newspaper Making. 38. Oral Histories. 39. Pen Pals. 40. Private Records. 41. Public Records. 42. Readers' Theater. 43. Sand Table Maps. 44. Slide Show Oral Report. 45. Story Board. 46. Timelines. 47. Travel Ambassador. 48. Trash Trail. 49. Video Clips. 50. Video Production.show more

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