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Bersh, Luz Carime – Social Studies, 2013
This article offers a contextual analysis of contemporary immigration issues impacting the institutions in the United States, in particular the school. It discusses the importance of addressing this theme in the classroom and presents its curricular value in the elementary and middle school social studies and interdisciplinary curricula. Using a…
Descriptors: Immigration, Teaching Methods, Social Studies, Elementary School Students
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Schon, Isabel – Social Studies, 2004
To encourage Spanish-speaking adolescents to read about other times, peoples, and places, we must expose them to books that will entertain them, captivate them, or inspire them. To do so, we should offer them a wide selection of historical novels that combine imagination with facts--integrated stories with fictional protagonists and suspenseful…
Descriptors: Novels, History, Spanish, Adolescent Literature
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Johannessen, Larry R. – Social Studies, 2003
The nonfiction literature of the Vietnam War is accessible and engaging to students, and it deals with issues that speaks to students in powerful ways. In addition, the literature can help students better understand their parents and grandparents and the effect on them of the Vietnam War. A number of teachers who have taught the nonfiction…
Descriptors: Student Reaction, Reader Response, Nonfiction, Asian History
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Scott, Thomas J.; O'Sullivan, Michael – Social Studies, 2002
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, brought a stark reality to social studies classrooms throughout the United States. Globalism and the expansion of world trade relations created optimism about enhanced cultural understanding, peace, and economic prosperity. However, it is clear that globalization also has a dark side. Suddenly…
Descriptors: Internet, Cultural Awareness, Terrorism, Social Studies
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Green, Tim; Ramirez, Fred – Social Studies, 2002
Presents an annotated bibliography of Web sites that focus on the issue of terrorism. Aims to assist teachers in educating their students and helping them cope with terrorism since the September 11, 2001 attack on the United States. Offers sites on other terrorist attacks on the U.S. (CMK)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Coping, Elementary Secondary Education, Resource Materials
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Green, Tim – Social Studies, 2001
Presents an annotated bibliography of Web sites that can be useful for geography classroom teachers and of interest to students. Includes Web sites for the United States Geological Survey, the Central Intelligence Agency, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, and GlobeXplorer. (CMK)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
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Owens, William T.; Nowell, Linda S. – Social Studies, 2001
Contends that picture story books meet the goals of social studies, promote social inquiry, and are compatible with social studies curriculum standards. Describes the use of picture story books in the classroom. Includes an annotated bibliography, and discussion of the bibliography, that is meant to encourage social consciousness in students five-…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Educational Practices, Elementary Education
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Owens, William T. – Social Studies, 2000
Describes the geographic and economic aspects of Appalachia. Asserts that Appalachia is an appropriate topic within multicultural education. Provides suggestions for entry points into the study of Appalachia and guidelines for avoiding stereotyping. Includes a bibliographic resource guide. (CMK)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Economic Factors
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Brown, Jean E.; Abel, Frederick J. – Social Studies, 1982
The use of literature in a U.S. history class can revitalize the curriculum. The applicability of biographies, historical fiction, and contemporary fiction to history classes is discussed. A brief annotated list of appropriate sources, chronologically arranged for reluctant, average, and advanced readers, is included. (AM)
Descriptors: Advanced Students, Annotated Bibliographies, Biographies, Fiction
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Miller, Samuel D.; Brand, Manny – Social Studies, 1983
Studying ethnic music promotes a deeper understanding and acceptance of other peoples and provides an opportunity to study musical concepts. How to choose music materials to enhance social studies is discussed. A brief annotated bibliography is included. (RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cultural Awareness, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
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Turner, Thomas N. – Social Studies, 1982
Suggests learning activities to help elementary and secondary students use the daily newspaper to explore the world of work. An annotated list of sources and materials is also included. (RM)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities
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Heinly, R.E.; Hilton, Kenneth – Social Studies, 1982
Describes a secondary reading program which uses historical fiction to enrich social studies courses. A bibliography of the fiction used is included. (RM)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Fiction, History Instruction, Program Descriptions
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Social Studies, 1981
Presents an annotated bibliography of sources on the Arab World to supplement textbooks and/or to provide focal points for discussion of the Middle East. Entries include educational games, filmstrips, books, bibliographies, multimedia kits, curriculum guides, and instructional modules. Ordering information and grade level are specified. (DB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Leonard, Virginia W. – Social Studies, 1981
Discusses how women's history can be incorporated into western civilization/world history and U.S. history survey courses. Four approaches are suggested: biographical; political; historical; and a family/community history approach. An annotated listing of materials with which to teach each approach is provided. (RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Females, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Social Studies, 1979
A directory of resources on global/international education comprises the entire issue. Information is organized according to global/international organizations; departments and agencies of the federal government; boards, commissions, and advisory groups; intergovernmental organizations; a bibliography of books, periodicals, and instructional…
Descriptors: Agencies, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Educational Media
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