Elementary and Middle School Social Studies: An Interdisciplinary, Multi-Cultural Approach / Edition 6

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This practical methods text takes a whole-language approach to teaching social studies,and features the experiences and valuable insights of classroom teachers and college faculty members. The second edition includes an extensive list of children's literature,new chapters on geography and economics,and increased coverage of the middle school level.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577667346
  • Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/28/2011
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 588
  • Sales rank: 254,198
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Bringing Together Social Studies and Whole Language: A Look at Social Studies 1
Ch. 2 Bringing Together Social Studies and Whole Language: A Look at Whole Language 29
Ch. 3 Early Childhood Social Studies: Doing the Whole Thing in Whole Language 47
Ch. 4 Reading, Writing, and Discussing: Communicating in Social Studies 67
Ch. 5 Facilitating Learning Through Strategic Instruction in Social Studies 101
Ch. 6 Another Time, Another Place: Bringing Social Studies to Life Through Literature 122
Ch. 7 Geography: Exploring the Whole World in a Whole Language Classroom 151
Ch. 8 Drama in the Social Studies: Gateway to the Past, Pathway to the Future 179
Ch. 9 Civic Education: Building Participation Skills in a Democratic Society 207
Ch. 10 Economic Education: Ways and Means 229
Ch. 11 It All Depends on Your Point of View: Multicultural Education in the Social Studies 249
Ch. 12 Social Studies, Bilingualism, Respect, and Understanding: Making the Connections 273
Ch. 13 Social Studies for All Learners 289
Ch. 14 The Interactive Technology Environment 311
Ch. 15 Assessment in Whole Language Classrooms 355
Appendix 381
Suggested Classroom References 381
Suggested Social Studies Magazines 382
Living History Museums 383
State Travel and Tourism Offices 391
Tourism Offices of Foreign Countries 394
Multicultural Literature for Children 400
Trucker Buddy Program 404
Subject Index 405
Children's Literature and Author Index 413
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