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Making Connections in Elementary and Middle School Social Studies
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sage Pubns
Publication date October 15, 2009
Pages 368
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781412968560
ISBN-10 1412968569
Dimensions 0.50 by 7 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
Original list price $125.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

A practical, holistic approach to integrating social studies with language arts and other content areas

This comprehensive, reader-friendly text demonstrates how personal connections can be incorporated into social studies education while meeting standards of the National Council for the Social Studies. Praised for its wealth of strategies that go beyond social studies content teaching―including classroom strategies, pedagogical techniques, activities, and lesson plan ideas―this book presents a variety of methods for new and experienced teachers.

Key Features

  • Thinking Ahead invites readers to link their own experiences with the chapter content before reading
  • How Do I? boxes give explicit, step-by-step instruction that demonstrates how to implement and apply the strategies, techniques, and activities described in the chapter
  • Making Connections activities help readers make personal connections with the material


New to This Edition
The Second Edition has been significantly refined to incorporate new topic coverage and strategies needed by elementary and middle school social studies teachers

  • New sections divide and organize the text into six thematic sections: foundational concepts, planning and assessment, instructional strategies, literacy, teaching subject area content, and enhancing democracy
  • Differentiating instruction provides an additional focus on students with special needs and differentiating instruction
  • Additional lesson plans and examples are offered throughout the text


Editions
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2 edition from Sage Pubns (October 15, 2009)
9781412968560 | details & prices | 368 pages | 7.00 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $125.00
About: A practical, holistic approach to integrating social studies with language arts and other content areas This comprehensive, reader-friendly text demonstrates how personal connections can be incorporated into social studies education while meeting standards of the National Council for the Social Studies.
from Sage Pubns (December 20, 2005)
9781412926645 | details & prices | 450 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $105.00
About: This book revolves around the idea that making personal connections with the material to be learned is what creates powerful learning experiences.

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