Essentials of Elementary Social Studies, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0203083547
  • ISBN-13: 9780203083543
  • DDC: 372.89
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Essentials of Elementary Social Studies is 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 Edition This fourth edition has been significantly refined with new and relevant topics and strategies needed for effectively teaching elementary social studies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
Preface to the Fourth Edition.
1: Contemporary Elementary Social Studies.
2: Social Studies Curriculum.
3: Character Education and the Development of Attitudes, Values, and Decision Making.
4: Planning Social Studies Instruction.
5: Assessment and Evaluation.
6: Reading and Writing in Social Studies.
7: Social Studies and Diverse Learners.
8: Social Studies and the Acquisition of Skills.
9: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving.
10: Drama, Role Play, and Simulations in Social Studies.
11: Technology and Media in Social Studies.
12: Lesson Plans for Elementary Social Studies.
About the Authors.