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Garcia, Jesus; Osborn, Betty R. – Social Studies, 1981
Ten basal and supplementary elementary reading series were evaluated for U.S. history content. Approximately 23% of the stories in readers have a U.S. history orientation. The image presented of U.S. history is unbalanced and incomplete. What publishers can do to present a more comprehensive coverage is discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Educational Needs, Elementary Education, Reading Materials
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Garcia, Jesus; And Others – Social Studies, 1988
Evaluates children's tradebooks for their multicultural content. Examines three categories: general, illustrations, and narrative theme. Presents the findings of the Carter G. Woodson Book Award Committee's examination of nonfiction tradebooks published in 1986; reports the researchers' investigation of the submitted books to the committee; and…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Cultural Pluralism