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Chapter 07

  1. 1. Chapter 7<br />Social Studies<br />
  2. 2. Overview of Social Studies<br />Prepare children with knowledge, skills, and attitudes they need to participate in and contribute to their worlds<br />Focus on ensuring that children feel good about themselves first so that they can eventually make positive contributions to society<br />Experiences—firsthand<br />
  3. 3. Core of Social Studies<br />Social sciences<br />Anthropology<br />Sociology<br />History<br />Geography<br />Economics<br />Psychology<br />
  4. 4. Developmentally Appropriate Practice Approach to Social Studies<br />Build on what children already know<br />Focus on the processes of social studies<br />Do not teach isolated facts<br />Provide hands-on experiences<br />Build on children’s interests<br />
  5. 5. The NCSS Curriculum Standards 10 Themes<br />
  6. 6. Goals of Social Studies<br />Develop a child’s positive self-concept<br />Further an understanding of a child’s role in the family<br />Develop an awareness of a child’s own cultural heritage<br />Provide a multicultural classroom environment<br />Develop an understanding of the need for rules and laws<br />Provide daily role models<br />
  7. 7. Theories That Support Social Studies<br />Multiple Intelligences—Howard Gardner<br />Sociocultural Theory—Lev Vygotsky<br />Cognitive Developmental Theory—Jean Piaget<br />
  8. 8. Activities That Support Goals<br />Project approach<br />Themes<br />Homes<br />Families<br />Body awareness<br />Stories and drawings<br />Activities specific to families and homes<br />Maps or place awareness<br />Three-dimensional<br />Story mapping<br />Personal time lines for primary-aged children<br />
  9. 9. Field Trips<br />Neighborhood<br />walks<br />Walking<br />trips<br />Mini-field<br />trips<br />Major<br />field trips<br />Specific-purpose<br />field trips<br />
  10. 10. Creating Partnerships with Families<br />Acknowledge and respect children’s home language and culture<br />Build a sense of trust<br />Post weekly menus and lesson plans<br />Develop communication systems<br />Family get-togethers; open houses<br />Family-teacher conferences<br />Invite family members to share interests<br />
  11. 11. Planning for Successful Field Trips<br />Prepare yourself<br />Prepare the children<br />Prepare the families<br />
  12. 12. Taking the Field Trip<br />Safety first<br />Charged cell phone<br />Emergency contact numbers<br />First-aid kit<br />Count heads<br />Enjoy!!!<br />Follow-up<br />Suggested field trips<br />
  13. 13. Developmentally Appropriate/ Multicultural/Anti-Bias<br />Evaluate your classroom to ensure this approach is supported<br />Activities that can utilize this approach<br />Family quilts<br />Making the class into a neighborhood<br />

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