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Making Connections in Elementary and Middle School Social Studies / Edition 2

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Overview

Key Features:

  • Meets NCSS thematic, pedagogical, and disciplinary standards
  • Enhances learning in each chapter with a wealth of classroom strategies, pedagogical techniques, activities, and lesson plan ideas
  • Prompts readers to link their own experiences with chapter context via "Thinking Ahead" questions and thinking points
  • Provides explicit, step-by-step instructions in the application of teaching strategies in the "How Do I ?" sections
  • Offers "Teachers in Action" boxes, which present the words of classroom teachers in response to issues or concerns relative to teaching and learning
  • Includes a dynamic Instructor's Resources CD with sample syllabi, PowerPoint slides, ready-made lesson plans, test bank, project ideas, and Web and teaching resources, including full-text journal articles
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412968560
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 10/13/2009
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 369,630
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Andy Johnson is Professor of Literacy at Minnesota State University, Mankato where he specialized in literacy instruction for students with special learning needs. Dr. Johnson is also the director of the Capstone Literacy Center where he works with students (children and adults) with severe reading disabilities. He is the author of numerous books and publications related to literacy.

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Table of Contents

1 Defining social studies 1
2 Celebrating diversity in social studies education 23
3 Teaching geography and history 45
4 Teaching civics and government, and economics 71
5 Planning 93
6 Assessing student growth 123
7 Special needs students in a general education setting 151
8 Textbooks and social studies 175
9 Learning through human interaction 193
10 Problem solving in social studies 221
11 Inquiry learning in social studies 253
12 Creative and critical thinking in social studies 279
13 Current events and classroom discussion 303
14 Using the Internet to teach social studies 325
15 Learning through literature and language arts 347
16 Character education 365
App. A Disciplinary standards for History, geography, civics and government, and economics
App. B Performance expectations for NCSS thematic subject matter standards
App. C NCSS essential skills for social studies
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